CONTENTS:- 1. Nanotechnology: The Double Edged Sword. 2. Nanotechnology: Toxicity and Visible Dangers of the Invisible Miracle. 3. Hazardous Dusts and Nanoparticles. 4. The Toxicology of Nanoparticles. 5. Exposure to Airborne Nanomaterials. 6. Response of Living Cells to Nanoparticles.
Nanoparticles, materials the size of millionths of a millimetre, are already present in large numbers in the air from natural sources and from vehicle exchaust emissions. The book takes a view of the dangers involved and tries to look into remedies.