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April 30th, 2003

House Panel Hears Nanotechnology Concerns

The public's concerns about the societal and ethical impact of nanotechnology must be addressed for the technology to flourish, witnesses told the House Science Committee Wednesday. The panel was considering the Nanotechnology Research and Development Act of 2003 (H.R. 766), which would create a national nanotechnology research and development program and authorizes $2.1 billion over three years for the program.


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