NaturalNano to Present at NanoBusiness 2006 Conference

May 16, 2006, 01:00 ET from NaturalNano, Inc.

    ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NaturalNano, Inc.
 (OTC Bulletin Board:   NNAN; FWB: N3N), a company whose primary business is
 discovering, refining, and marketing naturally occurring nanomaterials,
 announced today that the Company's Chief Technology Officer, Sarah Cooper,
 will present at the NanoBusiness 2006 conference at the Marriott Marquis in
 New York City on Thursday, May 18, 2006 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
     Cooper will present an overview of the Company's technologies including
 a discussion on current research and development, proprietary capabilities,
 and intellectual property and will also present several potential
 commercial applications for halloysite nanotubes.
     NaturalNano has rights to multiple issued and pending patents that
 cover processes, compositions, and applications for the nanotubes found in
 halloysite clay. More than 200 different commercial applications have been
 identified to date. The company is also developing proprietary, patent-
 pending extraction, separation, and classification technologies to enable
 production of more uniform nanotubes to meet the higher standards required
 for advanced applications of the naturally occurring nanotubes. The
 Company's research and development efforts are focused in the areas of
 precise, controlled, and extended release of application-specific additives
 for use in cosmetics, polymers and plastics and other areas.
     For more information, please visit .
     About the NanoBusiness Alliance
     The NanoBusiness Alliance is the industry association for the emerging
 nanotechnology industry. Through its extensive network of leading startups,
 Fortune 500 companies, research institutions, non-governmental
 organizations and public-private partnerships, the Alliance shapes
 nanotechnology policy and helps accelerate the commercialization of
 nanotechnology innovations. The NanoBusiness Alliance has offices in New
 York, Chicago, Connecticut and Washington, DC. For more information visit .
     About NaturalNano, Inc.
     NaturalNano, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:   NNAN; FWB: N3N) is a materials
 science company developing unique and proprietary processes for refining
 naturally occurring nanotubes and other nanomaterials that add competitive
 properties to a range of applications. These include additives to cosmetics
 and personal care products, and absorbent materials, as well as:
 electromagnetic interference shielding, specialty coatings, and material
 additives for industrial polymers, plastics and composites. NaturalNano
 possesses broad intellectual property rights and proprietary know-how for
 extraction and separation processes, compositions, and derivatives of
 halloysite and other nanotubes. For more information, please visit .
     Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
     Certain statements included in this press release may constitute
 forward- looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities
 laws. These statements reflect what NaturalNano anticipates, expects, or
 believes may happen in the future.
     NaturalNano's actual results could differ materially from the outcome
 or circumstance expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements as
 a result of a variety of factors including, but not limited to:
 NaturalNano's ability to develop its technologies; the approval of
 NaturalNano's patent applications; the successful implementation of
 NaturalNano's research and development programs; the ability of NaturalNano
 to demonstrate the effectiveness of its technology; the acceptance by the
 market of NaturalNano's technology and products incorporating such
 technology, the ability of NaturalNano to effectively negotiate and enter
 into contracts with third parties for the licensing of NaturalNano's
 technology; competition; the ability of NaturalNano to raise capital to
 fund its operating and research and development activities until it
 generates revenues sufficient to do so; and the timing of projects and
 trends in future operating performance, as well as other factors expressed
 from time to time in NaturalNano's periodic filings with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). As a result, this press release should be
 read in conjunction with NaturalNano's periodic filings with the SEC which
 are incorporated herein by reference. The forward- looking statements
 contained herein are made only as of the date of this press release, and
 NaturalNano undertakes no obligation to publicly update such
 forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.
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     NaturalNano Inc.
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