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February 2nd, 2010

Nanotechnology: What is it and how will affect us?

Abstract:
"Governments and industry are pouring billions of euros into developing nanotechnology, while the media and consumer goods companies use the word "nano" with ever-increasing regularity. Yet nanotechnology is well understood by very few outside the scientific community even though its impacts, both positive and negative, are likely to affect many aspects of our lives within a decade. This report aims to give the non-scientist a brief yet comprehensive overview of nanotechnology - what it is, what its impacts will be on industry, the economy, the environment and society - and suggests some actions that can be implemented on a regional basis to address the key issues of concern, with particular reference to Catalonia."

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