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Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Nanotechnology: technology on a small scale

1.  The speaker says that one problem with nanotechnology is that

A it could threaten our way of life.

B it could be used to spy on people.

C it is misunderstood by the public.


2.  According to the speaker, some scientists believe that nano-particles

A should be restricted to secure environments.

B should be used with more caution.

C should only be developed for essential products.


3.  In the speaker's opinion, research into nanotechnology

A has yet to win popular support.

B colild be seen as unethical.

C ought to be continued.

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Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.


Uses of Nanotechnology


• Nanotechnology could allow the development of stronger 4  

• Planes would be much lighter in weight.

5 travel will be made available to the masses.


• Computers will be even smaller, faster, and will have a greater 6  

7 energy will become more affordable.

The Environment

• Nano-robots could rebuild the ozone layer.

• Pollutants such as 8 . could be removed from water more easily.

• There will be no 9 from manufacturing.

Health and Medicine

• New methods of food production could eradicate famine.

• Analysis of medical 10 will be speeded up.

• Life expectancy could be increased.

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