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Nanotechnology Environmental Health and Safety, 2nd Edition by Diana Bowman, Matthew Hull

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Chapter 16

Sustainable Nanotechnology

A Regional Perspective

Matthew S. Hull, Marina E. Quadros, Rachael Born, John Provo, Vinod K. Lohani and Roop L. Mahajan

Nanotechnology has been hailed as the next industrial revolution, and the current convergence of tools, materials, and know-how suggest a future of technological advances that merit such a superlative. Without question the last 100 years have shown marked increases in wealth and well-being around the world. Such dramatic improvement in the human condition can be largely attributed to the benefits of industrialization allowing a convergence of advancements in mechanization, transportation, materials processing, and, of course, medicine.

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GDP; nanotechnology; Science Citation Index; ...

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