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Molecular golems

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The golem stories of Jewish history can provide a framework for thinking about some of the ethical questions involved in nanotechnology and nanomedicine, as Chris Toumey explains.

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  • 19 January 2012

    In the Thesis article 'Molecular golems' (Nature Nanotech. 7, 1–2; 2012), the surname of the author of ref. 5 was spelled incorrectly in the main text; it should have read Scholem. This has now been corrected in the HTML and PDF versions.


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