Nanotube technology causes asbestos-like lung diseases?

The NY Times has a great opening paragraph on this:

“Nanotubes, one of the wonder materials of the new age of nanotechnology, may carry a health risk similar to that of asbestos, a wonder material of an earlier age that turned into a scourge after decades of use when its fibers were found to cause lung disease …”

Full article:

NY Times – Health Risks from Nanotubes

#Asbestos #nanotubes

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