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September 16th, 2003

Who's afraid of nanotechnology?

The next big fight over the promise and perils of technology is shaking the world of the very small. Nanotechnology -- the construction of objects as tiny as molecules, a few millionths of an inch in size at most -- is poised to transform our world, much as the harnessing of electricity did. Within 15 years, experts predict, it will drive progress in virtually every field, from computing to medicine, manufacturing, energy and the environment.

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