Nano Hazards: Exposure to minute particles harms lungs, circulatory system

8:23am, March 16, 2005

Nanomaterials, the current darlings of industry, are showing up in products ranging from cosmetics to electronics. However, new animal studies indicate that inhaling these microscopic spheres and tubes could cause big trouble, especially for workers who manufacture and handle them.

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