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March 23rd, 2009
Encouraging success stories are starting to emerge in the nanobiotechnology instrumentation sector
At leading research institutions globally, there is considerable interest in the applicability of nanotechnology across numerous disciplines. According to Pew literature, nanotechnology "has the potential to change everything about our daily lives—cars, clothing, food or more efficient solar cells."
To be sure, there is some concern with technology on this tiny scale. Along with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Pew initiated the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies in 2005 to help minimize potential health and environmental risks and to ensure public involvement while helping to realize the benefits of nanotechnology.
Still, hope about this technology abounds. When 700 of the world's sharpest minds gathered at the World Economic Forum in Dubai late last year, Jackie Ying, executive director of the Singapore-based Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, pointed to areas where the impact may be greatest: early detection of communicable diseases to stave off pandemics, increased production of pure drinking water, and new forms of energy.
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