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Published: 26 August 2004

240 Pages | numerous halftones; 1 line drawing


ISBN: 9780198528555

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Nanotechnology and Life

Richard A. L. Jones

  • Clear and lively introduction to a subject with increasing media profile
  • Addresses growing controversy over the relationship between nanotechnology and nature
  • Relates the science very closely to everyday life and the history of previous technological innovations
  • Presents a coherent, and potentially controversial, vision of the direction nanotechnology should take
  • Authoritative account, written by a practising experimental scientist and renowned teacher

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