Nanotechnology, Nanotopia

Nanotechnology has the potential to create many new materials and devices with a vast range of applications — such as in medicine, electronics or energy production for example. On the other hand, nanotechnology raises many of the same issues as with any introduction of new technology, including concerns about toxicity and the impact on the environment. The difference in this case being that nanomaterials are in use in products and industry right now and these concerns are seemingly going unaddressed…