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What have we learned from public engagement?

The results of exercises in which members of the public discuss nanotechnology with scientists might not be surprising but, as Richard Jones explains, they are still worthwhile.

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Jones, R. What have we learned from public engagement?. Nature Nanotech 2, 262–263 (2007).

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