Nanotechnology: Health, Safety, and Environmental Issues


Guest: Dr. Mark Wiesner, Director, Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology (CEINT), Duke University
Topics: Health and safety issues associated with nanotechnology, recent NAS report on crafting a strategy for nanotech environmental, health, and safety nanomaterials research, CEINT

Dr. Mark Wiesner

Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology

The Wiesner Research Group at Duke University

2012 NAS report: A Research Strategy for Environmental, Health, and Safety Aspects of Engineered Nanomaterials

Ernie’s 2004 Environmental Health Perspectives cover story on nanotechnology safety

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo February 22, 2012


Body Contouring and Plastic Surgery


Guest: Dr. Detlev Erdmann, plastic surgeon, Duke Center for Aesthetic Services
Topics: Body contouring (skin reduction following weight loss surgery), the state of plastic surgery

Dr. Detlev Erdmann

Detlev’s Duke Health faculty site

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo February 15, 2012