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Narratives of nature and nanotechnology

Nature Nanotechnology volume 3, pages 313315 (2008) | Download Citation

Scientists often invoke comparisons with nature when discussing developments in nanotechnology, but the relationship between the two is more complex than it first appears, and can be broken down into nine different narratives.

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  1. Fern Wickson is in the Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities (SVT), University of Bergen, Post Box 7805, N-5020 Bergen, Norway.  fern.wickson@svt.uib.no

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