News - 1 Jul 2010
The July 2010 issue of the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) will feature a call for an international ban on the mining and use of all forms of asbestos, including...
Article - 6 Apr 2020
This article discusses the detection of asbestos using electron microscopy and its importance in evaluating occupational exposure.
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News - 16 May 2007
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced the release of a draft report that evaluates an alternative demolition process for buildings containing asbestos. Scientists and engineers from...
News - 9 May 2007
A team of asbestos experts coordinated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just returned from a unique mission in Israel. Asbestos experts Chuck Nace and David Eppler traveled to Tel...
News - 22 Aug 2007
ARCA, Asbestos Removal Contractors Association, committed to promoting the growth and image of the UK's asbestos abatement industry have published a new set of recommended guidelines for working...
News - 22 Aug 2005
Fire has always been a major threat to human health. But after an "epidemic" of sweeping fires in the late 1800s in the United States and Europe that killed thousands of people and destroyed...
News - 16 Jun 2009
New Study Compares Emerging Nanomaterial Risk Concerns With Disclosure Failures That Preceded Billions of Dollars in Asbestos Litigation Losses; Reform Roadmap for FASB, SEC to be Laid Out.
News - 21 May 2008
A major study published today in Nature Nanotechnology suggests some forms of carbon nanotubes -- a poster child for the "nanotechnology revolution" -- could be as harmful as asbestos if...
Article - 31 Oct 2007
The determination of asbestos just got easier with the Nikon Eclipse polarising microscopes. By using a Nikon dispersion staining objective in conjunction with a phase annulus between the condenser...