Vicki Colvin

May. 23, 2008

Nanotube Safety

Long carbon nanotubes may behave similar to asbestos fibers in the body, a preliminary study finds. We'll talk about what still needs to be learned abotu the potential health and environmental effects of nanoscale materials.

nanotube, nanotechnology, health, environment

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