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The effect of nanoparticles on our planet

‘Solar panels, toothpaste and sport socks. What do these things have in common?’ Martina Vijver, professor of ecotoxicology begins her TEDx-talk. Watch her online lecture if you want to learn more about the effects of nano-particles on our environment and health.

‘I love technology’, Vijver expresses during the online TEDx-talk, ‘and it’s amazing to witness the benefits of nanotechnology first-hand. But we need to ask ourselves whether their use is safe for people, ecosystems and the planet.’ During the online lecture she dives into her research on nano-safety and her one-of-a-kind living lab.

Effects of nanomaterials on organisms and ecosystems

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