Thursday, October 22, 2009

German nano news wave fed by pseudoevents

The news wave following yesterday's consumer warning by Germany's Umweltbundesamt is in full swing.  Adding momentum are a series of mediated and pseudo events following the original UBA announcement, including a statement from Annette Schavan, minister for science and education, a rebuttal by industry, and speculations among bloggers that the new swine flu vaccine may contain untested nanoparticles.