With more and more health and household products boasting the benefits of nano particles, we wonder if it’s all good and no bad.
In 2009, two Chinese factory workers died and five others suffered permanent lung damage from inhaling nano particles used in their factories to produce paint.
While some scientists say there is cause for concern, some scientists are also putting forth the possibility of medicine that can be administered using nano technology.
The verdict is still out. But before you make any decision, here’s an infographic explaining how nano technology could impact you:
About The Author: Deborah Tan is a founder of Material World. After 10 years of working in magazines Cleo and Cosmopolitan Singapore, she is now a freelance writer/editor who works on this website full-time. She likes liquid eyeliners, bright red lipsticks, tattoos, rock & roll, Mad Men, Suits, and hopes to meet Steven Tyler in person one day.