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Nanomaterials are Prey to EU Ministers.
Posted on July 11, 2010
In his 2002 novel, Prey , the late Michael Crichton advanced a fictional scenario in which nanoparticles escaped from a lab and formed swarms in the desert with the drive and ability to kill humans and other animals whom they could use as feeding-templates on which bacteria could grow to replicate more of their kind. While such a scenario does appear alarmist and unlikely in reality, there...Original article link