Asbestos-like nanotubes may pose asbestos-like risks

July 1st, 2008

Long, thin multi-walled carbon nanotubes that look like asbestos fibers may pose the same inhalation hazards as asbestos, according to new research published in Nature Nanotechnology in May. The findings conclude that cancer of the lung lining, mesothelioma, a disease associated with asbestos, can result from exposure to specific types of nanotubes. Sales of all […]

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