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The Dark Side of Nanotechnology

Posted 4 Nov 2001 at 17:51 UTC by steve Share This

A Small Times article discusses a possible new danger from nanatechnology. Not the usual Grey Goo threat but the possibility of state-sponsored terrorists gaining access to nanotech weapons. Several Islamic terrorist groups have stated publicly that they'll use nuclear weapons if they can obtain them. And it appears they're already using biological weapons. The article speculates on how we can prevent nanotechnology from being similarly abused.

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