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The agency is abusing a legal loophole to let products like nanosilver be used in clothing and baby blankets without ensuring their safety.
Nanomaterials have a much higher surface-to-mass ratio, and while this makes them good for such purposes as water filtering, it also could cause them to interact with body cells that their tiny size allows them to infiltrate.
Nanotechnology is poised to transform our lives: miraculous cancer treatments, perfect sunscreens, a super new power grid. One problem: Nobody knows if this multi-billion-dollar enterprise is actually safe.