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May 11th, 2004

Small matter, many unknowns, few conclusions

A rather garbled message comes across from the Swiss Re study we mentioned last week, or at least that’s how it appears over at Bloomberg. Laying the blame at the doors of both Eva Oberdorster and Eric Drexler, the Bloomberg reports that “insurers may need to reconsider covering some products that use so-called nanotechnology.” The full report is available from Swiss Re, and in general raises more questions that it begins to answer, concluding that, erm, more work needs to be done. (more on earlier article)


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