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April 24th, 2004

Growing Acceptance

Earlier this week, CNN posted an article titled, "Will nanotech save the world or is it mostly hype?" That sort of headline would seem to suggest a mostly skeptical treatment of the topic. But, lo and behold, the second paragraph of the article says: "While its benefits are still years away from reaching the public, scientists hope nanotechnology -- the manipulation of atoms as raw materials -- will eventually live up to the hype it's received for its potential to advance medicine, electronics and manufacturing." Not so skeptical after all. Perhaps the tide is shifting.

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