Putting Nanotechnology Under the Microscope

Schnittka, Christine
December 2006
Science Teacher;Dec2006, Vol. 73 Issue 9, p12
Academic Journal
An editorial is presented, which discusses the potential benefits and risks of nanotechnology. According to the author, nanotechnology can have a myriad of applications from everyday materials, like sunscreen and window cleaners, to medical products. Some scientists are attempting to use nanotechnology in order to destroy cancer cells. However, according to the article, nanoparticles could provide new dangers for human beings if they are inhaled.


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