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The current results show that the majority of respondents are still largely unfamiliar with the term nanotechnology.  At the same time, fewer reports on the subject appear in the media than five years ago.”

In particular, the different information needs of men and women must be taken into account: men tend to prefer fact-based information about nanotechnology, whereas women would like recommendations relevant to everyday life that they can easily convert into concrete behaviour.

Read: Unknown key technology: what Germans think of nanotechnology (external link, last accessed 18 Dec 2013).