The Continental Western Insurance Group says that, starting Nov. 15, 2008, its insurance will no longer cover bodily injury, property damage, or personal and advertising injury from nanotubes or nanotechnology in any form. The company, seeing this as an issue very similar to asbestos exposures, explains that providing coverage for risks that are currently unknown and unquantifiable would not be prudent. Some commentators say other insurance companies are likely to follow suit.

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