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Societal implications of nanoscience and nanotechnology

Authors: National Science Foundation Subcommittee on Nanoscale Science , Engineering , and Technology . ; William Sims Bainbridge ; Roco, Mihail
Publication Type: Conference Proceedings
Abstract: Advances in nanoscience and nanotechnology promise to have major impacts on human health, wealth, and peace in the coming decades. Among the expected breakthroughs are orders of magnitude increases in computer efficiency, human orga...
Year: 2001
URL: http://www.wtec.org/loyola/nano/NSET.Societal.Implications/

Biblio - csep - 04/07/2010 - 14:03

Nanotechnology: The Social and Ethical Issues

Authors: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies ; Sandler, Ronald
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report seeks to clearly place social and ethical issues within the ongoing debate about the responsible development of nanotechnologies. The author presents a broad framework to structure the analysis and discussion of ethical ...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.nanotechproject.org/publications/archive/pen16/

Biblio - csep - 04/27/2010 - 10:16

Position Statement : Ethics and nanotechnology : a basis for action

Authors: Quebec Commission de l'ethique de la science et de la technologies
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This position paper comes from a meeting of the Quebec Commission on the Ethics of Science and Technology and looks at the scientific, legal and ethical implications of nanotechnology. In its assessment, the Commission looks to upho...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.ethique.gouv.qc.ca/index.php?option=com_docman&Itemid=70

Biblio - csep - 04/28/2010 - 14:07

Fourth Nanoforum Report: benefits, risks, ethical, legal, and soical aspects of nanotechnology

Authors: Grunwald, Armin ; Parr, Doug ; Speller, Sylvia
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report is intended for non-experts in risk analysis and in technology assessment, or ethical, legal and social aspects of nanotechnology, to get a quick insight in what these areas of research have to say about nanotechnology. ...
Year: 2005
URL: http://www.nanoforum.org/nf06~modul~showmore~folder~99999~scid~341~.html?action=longview_publication&

Biblio - csep - 04/28/2010 - 15:17

Nanobiotechnologie : Ein ethische Auslegeordnung  

Authors: Eidgenössische Ethikkommission für die Biotechnologie im Ausserhumanbereich (EKAH) ; Bachmann, Andreas
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: Report from the Swiss federal ethics commission for non-human biotechnology, Eidgenössische Ethikkommission für die Biotechnologie im Ausserhumanbereich (EKAH), on the ethical aspects of nanotechnologies in the areas of food and agr...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.ekah.ch/imperia/md/content/ekah/publikationen/beitraege/d-nanobiotechnologie.pdf
DOI:
http://www.ekah.ch/buwal/de/fachgebiete/fg_ekah/

Biblio - csep - 04/30/2010 - 15:09

Societal implications of nanoscience and nanotechnology : Nanoscale Science , Engineering , and Technology workshop report

Authors: National Science Foundation ; William Sims Bainbridge ; Roco, Mihail
Publication Type: Conference Proceedings
Secondary Title: Nanoscale Science, Engineering and Technology (NSET) Workshop
Abstract: Advances in nanoscience and nanotechnology promise to have major impacts on human health, wealth, and peace in the coming decades. Among the expected breakthroughs are orders of magnitude increases in computer efficiency, human orga...
Year: 2001
URL: http://www.wtec.org/loyola/nano/NSET.Societal.Implications/

Biblio - csep - 04/30/2010 - 15:29

Nanotechnology: Societal implications - Maximizing the Benefits for Humanity

Authors: Roco, Mihail ; William Sims Bainbridge
Publication Type: Book
Secondary Title: National Nanotechnology Initiative Workshop (2003 : Arlington, VA)
Abstract: Volume I: Maximizing benefits for Humanity, a summary of findings and discussions from the workshop; Volume II: Individual perspectives, essays contributed by workshop participants. Vol. I: Welcome/ Rita R. Cowell – The Future of Na...
Year: 2007

Biblio - csep - 04/30/2010 - 15:39

Perceptions of nano ethics among practitioners in a developing country : A case of India

Authors: Parta, Debasmita ; Haribabu, E. ; McComas, Katherine A.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: NanoEthics
Abstract: This article focuses on the perceptions of scientists and engineers working in nanotechnology in India about the possible societal, ethical, health and environmental aspects of nanotechnology development.The results of the survey sh...
Year: 2010
DOI: 10.1007/s11569-010-0086-7

Biblio - csep - 05/05/2010 - 16:08

Nanoethics: Big Ethical Issues with Small Technology

Authors: O'Mathuna, Donal
Publication Type: Book
Abstract: This book looks at the current and future uses of engineered nanomaterials and how they are likely to impact the lives of ordinary people. The book explores the history of nanotechnology research and development, the debate about th...
Year: 2009

Biblio - csep - 05/05/2010 - 16:19

Nanobioethics : ObservatoryNano 2nd Annual Report on Ethical and Societal Aspects of Nanotechnology

Authors: Malsch, Inke ; Hvidtfelt-Nielsen, Kristian
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report from the ObservatoryNano project focuses on the areas of nanobioethics and nanobiotechnology, and covers issues such as the use of nanotechnology for health, medicine and biotechnology, the use of nanomaterials for agrif...
Year: 2010
URL: http://www.observatorynano.eu/project/document/2673/

Biblio - csep - 05/14/2010 - 13:49

Nanotechnology Industries Association Comment on the 27th report of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution, entitled Novel Materials in the Environment : the case of nanotechnology

Authors: Nanotechnology Industries Association
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This comment on the report released by the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution "Novel Materials in the Environment: the case of nanotechnology" gives a detailed list of statements that the Nanotechnology Industries Associati...
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.nanotechia.org/lib/tmp/cmsfiles/File/NIA%20Consultation%20Feedback/20081112_NIA_Comment_RCEPReport_FINAL_all.pdf

Biblio - csep - 05/27/2010 - 14:55

Nanotechnology: societal and environmental impact.

Authors: Pifer, Linda L Williford ; Kenwright, Kathleen
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Clinical laboratory science : journal of the American Society for Medical Technology
Year: 2010
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20499538?dopt=Abstract

Biblio - csep - 05/27/2010 - 15:45

Introduction: The Ethical Challenges of Nanotechnologies

Authors: Petersen, Allen
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Journal of Ethical Inquiry
Abstract: This article introduces a special issue of the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry that looks at philosophical, regulatory, and risk perception and communication issues raised by the development of nanotechnologies. ...
Year: 2009
DOI: 10.1007/s11673-009-9137-6

Biblio - csep - 06/07/2010 - 16:37

Invisible but tangible? Societal opportunites and risks of nanotechnologies

Authors: Turk, Volker ; Kaiser, Claudia ; Schaller, Stephan
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Journal of Cleaner Production
Abstract: This article summarizes some of the key findings from a project called Nanologue, a European Union-sponsored project that looked at the social, ethical, and legal implications of nanotechnologies. The article shares some of the resu...
Year: 2008
DOI: doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2007.04.012

Biblio - csep - 06/07/2010 - 16:41

Is public science a public good? A debate on the future of university science

Authors: Ramsden, J.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Nanotechnology Perceptions: a Review of Ultraprecision Engineering
Abstract: No abstract available. ...
Year: 2008

Biblio - csep - 06/08/2010 - 14:13

Les nanotechnologies : ethique et prospective industrielle

Authors: France, Conseil Général des Technologies de l’Information ; France, Conseil Général des Mines ; Roure, Fransoise ; Dupuy, Jean-Pierre
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report takes a look at the ethical and social implications of nanotechnology with a focus on industry. The report takes a look at the current status of French public policy in regard to nanotechnology, and concludes with thirte...
Year: 2004
URL: http://www.cgm.org/themes/deveco/develop/nanofinal.pdf

Biblio - csep - 06/10/2010 - 09:53

Lessons learned from the ethical, legal and social implications program (ELSI): Planning societal implications research for NNI

Authors: Fisher, Erik
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Technology in Society
Abstract: This paper considers federal requirements to institute a research program on societal and ethical considerations of nanotechnology, and to integrate the results of this research with nanotechnology research and development. It ident...
Year: 2005
DOI: 10.1016/j.techsoc.2005.04.006

Biblio - csep - 06/10/2010 - 10:07

Looking back on the first two years

Authors: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This annual report by the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars and the Pew Charitable Trust's Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, reviews the key projects and accomplishments of the project since it began in April of 2005. It includ...
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.nanotechproject.org/process/files/5928/nano_2yearreport_1.pdf

Biblio - csep - 06/10/2010 - 10:20

Molecular manufacturing and the need for crime science

Authors: Osborne, Deborah
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Nanotechnology Perceptions: a Review of Ultraprecision Engineering
Abstract: Discusses the how molecular manufacturing increases the potential for high tech crimes, as well as also being used to prevent them. ...
Year: 2006

Biblio - csep - 06/14/2010 - 10:08

Molecular manufacturing: Too dangerous to allow?

Authors: Freitas, Robert A.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Nanotechnology Perceptions: a Review of Ultraprecision Engineering
Abstract: Discusses the possible dangers associated with molecular manufacturing, and possible ways to anticipate and help prevent or mitigate these dangers. ...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.rfreitas.com/Nano/MMDangerous.pdf

Biblio - csep - 06/14/2010 - 10:16

Molecular materials and its technology : disruptive impact on industrial and socioeconomic

Authors: Hede, Santesh
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: AI & Society
Abstract: Paper gives a broad overview of the economic, health and social potential of nanotechnology and its potential disruptive impact. Also includes a small summary of the societal implications of nanotechnology and globalization, and its...
Year: 2007
DOI: 10.1007/s00146-006-0060-7

Biblio - csep - 06/14/2010 - 10:19

Nano tomorrows : glimpses into our nano-enabled future

Authors: Center for Responsible Nanotechnology Scenario Working Group
Publication Type: Web Article
Abstract: The Center for Responsible Nanotechnology has developed a series of eight scenarios that try and predict what possible changes the use of nanotechnology could bring to society. The scenarios focus on the possibility of using nanotec...
Year: 2007
URL: http://www.crnano.org/CTF-Scenarios.htm

Biblio - csep - 06/14/2010 - 11:11

Nanoethics

Authors: Micham, Carl ; Berne, Rosalyn W.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Secondary Title: Encyclopedia of Science, Technology and Ethics
Abstract: Short encyclopedia article that gives a brief history of the development of nanotechnology and outlines the ethical concerns surrounding nanotechnology including health and environmental safety, responsible development, privacy righ...
Year: 2005

Biblio - csep - 06/15/2010 - 10:35

Nanoethics : the ethical and social implications of nanotechnology

Authors: Allhoff, Fritz ; Lin, Patrick ; Moor, James ; Weckert, John
Publication Type: Book
Abstract: Collection of papers released by the Nanoethics Group that discusses a range of issues facing nanotechnology, including its benefits and risks for human health and the environment, human enhancement, education, military, and privacy...
Year: 2007

Biblio - csep - 06/15/2010 - 10:51

Nanofrontiers : Visions for the future of nantoechnology

Authors: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies ; Schmidt, Karen
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: Report summarizes interdisciplinary discussions among more then fifty scientists, engineers, ethicists, policy makers and other experts on the long-term potential of nanotechnology. Report summarizes discussions on current and futur...
Year: 2007
URL: http://www.nanotechproject.org/publications/archive/nanofrontiers_visions_for_future/

Biblio - csep - 06/15/2010 - 16:21