DailyDirt: It's The Little Things That Matter...

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Adding a little bit of something can make a huge difference. For example, some carbon and a few other trace metals added to iron can make a steel stronger and stainless. Nanotechnology promises to improve a bunch of things with very small changes to the surfaces of common materials. But these small changes could also cause some big problems. Here are just a few links on some small ingredients that might not be so great for the environment. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.
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Filed Under: antibacterial, environment, fda, microbeads, nanotechnology, soap, titanium dioxide, triclosan


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    vancedecker (profile), 12 Jun 2014 @ 7:29pm

    Thanks. All You Morons.

    The same people who don't bathe, wash their jeans regularly, use cloth diapers, and make suggestions like 'vinegar and lemon juice work just as well to clean' on the comments sections of product web sites are the same nuts who got this passed.

    Gross.

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