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Friday, January 9, 2004

Can Nanoparticles Enter Our Brains?

Does this sound like a book to anyone?  Freaky indeed. 

In a study carried out on rats, U.S. researchers have shown that carbon nanoparticles can move inside the brain after being inhaled, and also move from the lungs into the bloodstream. Both Nature and the Guardian publish interesting stories about this potential new danger to our health.
[Roland Piquepaille's Technology Trends]