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Asbestos-like nanotubes

Long nanotubes led to inflammation and lesions in mice

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1:22pm, May 21, 2008

As the saying goes, if it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it’s reasonable to assume it’s a duck. In light of a new rodent study, environmental scientists worry that the same might apply to asbestos.

Certain long carbon nanotubes — tiny cylinde

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