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Mike H
Jun17-08, 11:03 AM
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The paper is, unless I'm mistaken, an Advance Online Publication available here.

Craig A. Poland, Rodger Duffin, Ian Kinloch, Andrew Maynard, William A. H. Wallace, Anthony Seaton, Vicki Stone, Simon Brown, William MacNee & Ken Donaldson. "Carbon nanotubes introduced into the abdominal cavity of mice show asbestos-like pathogenicity in a pilot study." Nature Nanotechnology. doi:10.1038/nnano.2008.111

And perhaps the relevant quote from the paper on the issue that mgb_phys brought up, unless I'm mistaken....

Although the study suggests a potential link between inhalation exposure to long CNTs and mesothelioma, it remains unknown whether there will be sufficient exposure to such particles in the workplace or the environment to reach a threshold dose in the mesothelium.