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September 8th, 2006

Report on Nanotechnology in Agriculture and Food

Abstract:
Thanks to nanotechnology, tomorrow's food will be designed by shaping molecules and atoms. Food will be wrapped in "smart" safety packaging that can detect spoilage or harmful contaminants. Future products will enhance and adjust their color, flavor, or nutrient content to accommodate each consumer's taste or health needs. And in agriculture, nanotechnology promises to reduce pesticide use, improve plant and animal breeding, and create new nano-bioindustrial products.

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