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Fearing the fear of nanotechnology

Hard data could help dispel scientists' preconceptions about the public, argues Richard Jones.

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Richard A. L. Jones is a polymer physicist at the University of Sheffield, UK, and is Senior Strategic Adviser for Nanotechnology for the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. Read more at his Soft Machines blog.

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