Nanotubes: Do they cause cancers like mesothelioma?

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:

Centers for Disease Control:
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/blog/nsb052008_nano.html
2. Nanotech Firms Fear New EPA Regs:
http://www.kiplinger.com/businessresource/forecast/archive/nanotech-firms-fear-new-epa-regs.html

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