To kill a technology

Knight, Helen; Pierce, Julia
March 2003
Engineer (00137758);3/21/2003, Vol. 291 Issue 7623, p24
Discusses several factors that hinder the development of nanotechnology. Environmental and toxic impact of nanoparticles on the lungs and respiratory system; Precautionary principle; Government spending on nanoscience; Possibility to become telepathic due to nanotechnology implants. INSETS: ATOMIC MANIPULATION: THE EMERGING SCIENCE;GM FOODS: THE CAUTIONARY TALE;HYSTERIA AND HEADLINES: THE FUTURE ACCORDING TO THE PRESS.


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