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Issues and perspectives for the nano century


By csep - Posted on 13 October 2010

TitleIssues and perspectives for the nano century
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2007
Authorsde Cameron, Nigel M. S., and Mitchell Ellen M.
PublisherJohn Wiley
Place PublishedHoboken, N.J.
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number0470165871
Accession Number11299138
KeywordsElectronic books., Nanotechnology Moral and ethical aspects., Nanotechnology Social aspects.
Abstract

This comprehensive collection of essays looks at all aspects of the ethical and societal issues surrounding the growing field of nanotechnology. It looks at issues of research funding, possible methods for the regulation of nanotechnologies in the U.S. and Europe, its uses in medicine, and possible ways to predict and effectively mitigate potential human health, safety and environmental risks of this emerging technology. The book includes perspectives from the U.S. Congress, the reinsurance industry, ethicists, philosophers and scientists.

Notes

10.1002/9780470165874 Wiley InterScience[electronic resource] :edited by Nigel M. de S. Cameron, M. Ellen Mitchell.xxvi, 462 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.Electronic reproduction. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley InterScience, 2007. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Nov. 14, 2007). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.Includes bibliographical references (p. 439-444) and index.Wiley Interscience - Full text onlineeresour-nc Online Resource Accessible anywhere on the UIUC campus or with UIUC NetIDUniv. of Illinois-UC