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Nanotechnology: From “Wow” to “Yuck”?


By csep - Posted on 09 July 2010

TitleNanotechnology: From “Wow” to “Yuck”?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsKulinowski, Kristen
JournalBulletin of Science, Technology and Society
Volume24
Issue1
Pagination13 - 20
Date Published02/2004
Publication LanguageEnglish
ISSN Number0270-4676
Abstract

Despite nanotechnology's relatively recent emergence, the field is already receiving generous government funding and enthusiastic media coverage. The tenor of this coverage is changing, however, as the voices of critics begin to sound about a host of concerns ranging from the societal impacts of improving human performance to the specter of environmental devastation and human disease.

DOI10.1177/0270467604263112
Short Titlebull sci technol soc