Nanotechnology: Will it Kill Us All?

Posted: January 28, 2012 in HEALTH, NEWS
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ExtremeTech.com
January 27, 2012

You can’t look at internet news lately without seeing the latest and greatest in nanotechnology developments.

Everything these days is being manufactured smaller, faster, more durable, and under more and more human control with the help of science.

Nanotechnology is a giant rising star in business, already cresting $225 billion dollars in product sales as of 2009 with exponential growth continuing. It’s the cure-all, the golden egg, or the philosopher’s stone, if you will, of the modern world of science.

As such, every other industry wants a piece of this new revenue pie and is developing nanotech faster than we can think about it.

What’s not understood, however, is the effects that nanomaterial will have on humans and the environment. More than anything else, that’s a cause for concern that everyone should pause and take note of.

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