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January 11th, 2008

The joy of nano

Abstract:
This is a story of two nanos.

Over the course of the last 12 months, the LexisNexis database of newspaper articles records 239 stories referring to nanotechnology in the British press. In the same period there have been 239 stories referring to "iPod" and "nano".

On the one hand, there is considerable concern represented in the newspapers about the possibilities of nanotechnology. At the same time it has become a manufacturers' shorthand for things that are really, really small.

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