The Washington Post reported on a British study, in late May, 2008 that new microscopic nanotubes that are being made for a wide variety of consumer products can cause the same kind of damage in the body as asbestos, and its deadly cancer of the lung lining called mesothelioma. These findings were made by well respected British researchers in a recent study of mice and the study is sounding alarms among workplace experts. Nanotubes are increasingly being used in electronic equipment, and sporting goods equipment and other products.
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