Two women are dead in China as a result of nanoparticle inhalation exposure of almost a year.
Without increased precautions, these are probably the first of many confirmed cases in the future of death due to nanoparticle exposure.
It’s a terrible thing to have been right about, but here’s the original article where we called exactly this type of health risk about ~2 years ago, Nanotech Ultra Asbestosis.
Hit the Reuters Link for the full beans, here: Reuters-Nanoparticle deaths in China
Big Hat Tip to Dan at Dan Sherman Design (!) for sending this tip in, and who may or may not also be a science fiction writer.
Photo Credits:”Silica”, by the brilliant and intuitive Ann Kristin Edvartsen, avariz.carbonmade.com
• Source: Reuters-Nanoparticle deaths in China
• More Coverage: PopSci | HT-Nanotech Ultra Asbestosis
• via: Dan Sherman Design