Nanotechnology Safety and Ethics Are a Major Concern, Business and Industry Trends Analysis

From the earliest days of nanotech, there have been concerns about the effect that this technology could have on health and the environment.  For example, critics have dreamed up the possibility of a “gray goo” made of self-replicating nano-robots that would destroy everything in their path and eventually cover the entire earth.  Realistic and more present concerns involve the impact that ultra-stable and minute particles such as buckyballs could have on the environment by acting as pollutants or toxins.  Very little is known about the properties of nanoparticles and how the particles would interact with living organisms.  What happens when…

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