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Survey Highlights Support for Nanotech in Health Fields but Disapproval Elsewhere
November 13, 2008
A landmark national survey on the use of nanotechnology for "human enhancement" shows widespread public support for applications of the new technology related to improving human health. However, the survey also shows broad disapproval for nanotech human enhancement research in areas without health benefits. A team of researchers at North Carolina State University and Arizona State University conducted the study.
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