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Nanotechnology Dangers

Every new technology is a potential tool for good or evil nanotechnology dangers are also possible. Our responsibility as propagators of each new technology is to be informed about their possibilities and act accordingly.

As we investigate the new realm of nanotechnology, it becomes necessary to realize that this new field offers both miraculous potential and also nightmare effects.

The issue is pressing because economic concerns often win out over health considerations. Nanotechnology is no exception; products that have been submitted to scanty research are already making slow but steady breakthroughs into the marketplace.

Billions of dollars have already been spent on development and advertising. Far less has been spent on investigating the ways in which these nano-products interact with humans and their environment.


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