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Address Nanotechnology Concerns, Experts Urge (

Scientists say research into the potential dangers of nanotechnology needs to be carried out to convince the public of its future value in fields, such as medicine and computing.

Nanoparticles Target Brain Tumors (Science Daily)

Cancer scientists use nanoparticles filled with high concentrations of drugs to kill brain cancer cells and to image and track tumors.

Legendary Swords’ Sharpness, Strength from Nanotubes, Study Says (National Geographic News)

New studies of Damascus swords reveal that the legendary blades contain nanowires, carbon nanotubes, and other extremely small, intricate structures that might explain their unique features.