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Emerging perils: seven things you should be worried about

Scientists often get very excited about new discoveries and inventions. Words like 'miracle' and 'ground-breaking' tend to be flung about with abandon. (Re)insurers tend to hear this, sigh a great deal and wait for the bad news that lurks behind nearly every new scientific development. At the back of people's minds is often the unspoken question: "Will this be the next asbestos?"Emerging risks is one of the areas of the market that is the most difficult to predict. Being able to assess the t