Nanotechnology in Society: An Overview

Nanotechnology in Society: An Overview
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Christine Shearer | | Stacey Frederick

This California Research Bureau Short Subject (February 2015 S-15-002) provides an introduction to nanotechnology, its potential risks and applications, and current regulation in the United States and California. "Nano" refers to particles and effects scaled at billionths of a meter. Emerging applications hold great promise in many areas, including new ways to treat cancer.

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