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December 10th, 2005

Stepped-Up Research Urged

Ausman and others said the nanotechnology sector is ahead of the curve when it comes to understanding potential dangers, and is doing far more early research than has been done in other industries, even one as relatively new as biotechnology.

"These issues are being discussed openly," said Agnes Kane, a pathologist at Brown University, who is moving into nanotechnology after extensive work researching asbestos. "This is one of the few areas that I've been in that there has been a discussion at the beginning," she said.


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