Tagged with Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology Revisited

Popular Science: Nano-Pollution: No Tiny Issue? I’m an electrical engineer and a born skeptic, but through the years the medical profession has shown a particularly unscientific streak when it comes to identifying and treating new illnesses. I have been worried about the environmental and medical effects of nanotechnology. Nanotechnology is a catch-all phrase that describes […]

3D Spam

Responsible Nanotechnology: 3D Spam? In the “just one more thing to worry about” category, the Committee for Responsible Nanotechnology (CRN) blog has an article about what might happen if spammers figure out how to control the 3D nanofactories we will all have on our desks someday. As if faxed travel ads aren’t bad enough.  Related […]

Nano-Pollution and Morgellon’s Disease

I have been thinking about about the environmental and medical effects of nano-pollution. Nanotechnology is a catch-all phrase that describes microscopic man-made objects. These come in many shapes and sizes – soccer-ball-shaped cages made of 60 carbon atoms, nanotubes the thickness of a hair, among others. These objects persist in the environment after they’ve been […]

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