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January 18th, 2006

Debating Nanotech Laws

Abstract:
Mike Treder: PhysOrg.com reports that "A new law specifically targeting nanotechnology could prove necessary to regulate its potential risks and promoting its continued development, experts told UPI's Nano World."

CRN is pleased to see this issue gaining momentum. Even though the first level of laws being discussed will deal only with nanoscale technologies and not with molecular manufacturing, it's a step in the right direction -- a step that begins paving the way for even more important discussions about the societal and environmental implications of advanced nanotechnology.

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