Nano Hype: The Truth Behind the Nanotechnology Buzz


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Nanotechnology, the science of molecular engineering at the atomic scale, has captured the popular imagination. From movies to TV series to video games, utopian fantasies and horror scenarios involving nanotechnology have become a staple of the entertainment industry. The hyperbole surrounding this new technology comes not only from the media but also from scientists who exaggerate the anticipated benefits of nanotechnology to justify research funding, as well as from environmentalists and globalization opponents, who ...

Nano-Hype: The Truth Behind the Nanotechnology Buzz 2005, Prometheus Books

ISBN-13: 9781591023517