Are high-tech nanotubes merely artificial asbestos?

A controversy is brewing regarding the health effects of new high-tech carbon nanotubes.  These products are already in use in industries as wide ranging as high-end bicycle frame construction to electronics to medical applications.

According to studies by the Centers for Disease Control and US EPA, the answer may be yes.  While this is a hot area of research and corporate growth, preventing another massive, quiet epidemic of cancer is worth the wait.

See also:
  1. Centers for Disease Control:
2.  Nanotech Firms Fear New EPA Regs:

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