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January 18th, 2006

Nanotechnology Regulation: More Thoughts

Mike Treder: We want to make it clear that talking about the health and safety issues of nanoscale technologies is no substitute for awareness of the risks that molecular manufacturing will bring in a few years.

Nanoscale technology risks are of familiar types (though, of course, varying in detail and severity). Molecular manufacturing, on the other hand, will create technological capabilities that have never existed, of a power that easily could be destabilizing on a global scale.

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