New study suggests that workers developing some common forms of nanotechnology may be exposed to health risks
By Gregory Mone
Posted 05.21.2008 at 8:02 am 5 Comments
If inhaled, certain kinds of carbon nanotubes - the tiny technology used in a wide variety of applications - could increase an individual's risk of cancer, according to scientists. Researchers injected mice with nanotubes, and found that the super-strong fibers created the same sort of problems as asbestos.
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