Law360, New York (February 1, 2012, 2:22 PM EST) -- Nanotechnology features more prominently in our lives every day, and its potential for revolutionary applications across several industries is widely recognized. Nanoscale materials are found in commonly used consumer products such as cosmetics and baseball bats, as well as sophisticated technologies like medical diagnostic imaging and prescription medications.
Innovation, however, often goes hand-in-hand with uncertainty.
Recognizing both the promise and the risk associated with the advancement of nanotechnology, the White House recently released a memorandum establishing principles for regulating nanotechnology: “Advances in nanotechnology can drive economic...
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