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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

Tackling global poverty

Authors: Nature Publishing Group
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Nature Nanotechnology
Abstract: This short article outlines some of the ways in which nanotechnology could potentially help reduce poverty and improve standards of living around the world, including its use in water filtration systems and improved medical treatmen...
Year: 2007

Biblio - csep - 05/10/2010 - 15:20

Molecular manufacturing and the developing world: looking to nanotechnology for answers

Authors: Maclurcan, D.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Nanotechnology Per
Year: 2006

Biblio - csep - 06/14/2010 - 10:03

Nanomedicine : Poverty and Medicine

Authors: Invernizzi, Noela ; Foladori, Guillermo
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Development
Abstract: Article explores the technical and social barriers that will likely hinder the benefits offered by nanomedicine from reaching the poor. Though there is currently much optimism that nanotechnology will offer new chances for improving...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.nanoandsociety.com/ourlibrary/documents/Nano_Poverty-Invernizzi.pdf

Biblio - csep - 06/17/2010 - 14:19

Nanotech 2010: Mandatory reporting, nano-regulation, and legislation, "applied" risk assessment

Authors: Nanotechnology Industries Association
Publication Type: Web Article
Abstract: This web site lists the latest developments worldwide in mandatory reporting schemes being put into place, new regulation and legislation, and projects working on the risk assessment of nanomaterials. The web site focuses on actions...
Year: 2010
URL: http://www.nanotechia.org/news/global/nanotech-2010-mandatory-reporting-nano-regulatio

Biblio - csep - 06/29/2010 - 16:45

Nanotechnology and the Developing World: Lab-on-Chip Technology for Health and Environmental Applications

Authors: Mehta, M. D.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society
Abstract: In this paper, Mehta discusses some of the potential benefits nanotechnology may have for the developing world, especially lab-on-chip technology. This is a kind of technology that allows rapid diagnostics to be done on a chip small...
Year: 2008
DOI: 10.1177/0270467608322537

Biblio - csep - 07/12/2010 - 16:09

Nanotechnology and the Developing World

Authors: Daar, Abdallah S. ; Martin, Douglas K. ; Court, Erin B. ; Persad, Deepa L. ; Salamanca-Buentello, Fabio ; Singer, Peter A.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: PLoS Medicine
Abstract: In this short article, the authors discuss how developing countries are already using nanotechnology to address key issues such as disease diagnosis, water treatment, and enhancing agricultural productivity. The authors then identif...
Year: 2005
URL: http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pmed.0020097
DOI:
10.1371/journal.pmed.0020097.st001

Biblio - csep - 07/12/2010 - 16:11

Nanotechnology and the poor: opportunities and risks

Authors: Meridian Institute
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: Paper provides a brief overview on nanotechnology, describes possible opportunities and risks nanotechnology might present for poor populations and developing countries, and explores the potential roles and responsibilities of stake...
Year: 2005
URL: http://www.merid.org/nano/gdnp/Paper_Nano_and_Poor.pdf

Biblio - csep - 07/13/2010 - 10:24

Nanotechnology in its socio-economic context

Authors: Foladori, Guillermo ; Invernizzi, Noela
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Science Studies
Abstract: Governments, scientists and international organizations are overly optimistic about the potential for nanotechnology to alleviate problems that now plague underprivileged populations such as a lack of drinking water and energy. Many...
Year: 2005
URL: http://www.nanoandsociety.com/ ourlibrary/documents/Nano_Pove rty-Invernizzi.pdf

Biblio - csep - 07/14/2010 - 10:34

Nanotechnology, Development and Buddhist Values

Authors: Hongladarom, Soraj
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: NanoEthics
Abstract: Many claims have been made that nanotechnology could help bridge the gap between rich and poor countries. The author of this article considers the role that culture and values play in the adoption of nanotechnological policies, espe...
Year: 2009
DOI: 10.1007/s11569-009-0062-2

Biblio - csep - 07/15/2010 - 10:05

Nanotechnology, water, and development

Authors: Hlope, Mbhuti ; Munasinghe, Mohan ; Hille, Thembela ; Meridian Institute ; Deraniyagala, Yvani
Publication Type: Report
Secondary Title: Global dialogue on nanotechnology and the poor : opportunities and risks
Abstract: Report by the Meridian Institute on the scale and significances of water and sanitation problems in developing countries, the broad array of challenges associated with improving access to water, and the possible opportunities and ri...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.merid.org/nano/waterpaper/NanoWaterPaperFinal.pdf

Biblio - csep - 07/15/2010 - 10:16

Negotiating Global Priorities for Technologies

Authors: Hunt, Geoffrey
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Journal of Industrial Ecology
Abstract: This article addresses how, if we want technologies such as nanotechnology to provide real large-scale benefits for all societies of the world, scientists and engineers must develop a more pervasive understanding of the social and g...
Year: 2008
DOI: 10.1111/j.1530-9290.2008.00056.x

Biblio - csep - 07/23/2010 - 11:34

Open Source Nanotechnology

Authors: Open Source nano
Publication Type: Web Article
Abstract: This project, developed in a collaborative effort between anthropologists and chemists at Rice University's Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology, uses the technique utilized by Free/Open Source software to help mak...
Year: 2010
URL: http://opensourcenano.net/

Biblio - csep - 08/09/2010 - 12:59

Pollution magnet: nano-magnetite for arsenic removal from drinking water

Authors: Yavuz, Cafer T. ; Mayo, J. T. ; Suchecki, Carmen ; Wang, Jennifer ; Ellsworth, Adam Z. ; D’Couto, Helen ; Quevedo, Elizabeth ; Prakash, Arjun ; Gonzalez, Laura ; Nguyen, Christina ; Kelty, Christopher ; Colvin, Vicki L
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Environmental Geochemistry and Health
Abstract: Describes the 'Open Source Nano project where researchers developed a cost-effective procedure that uses everyday chemicals to help remove arsenic contamination from groundwater in impoverished or rural areas. The technique require...
Year: 2010
DOI: 10.1007/s10653-010-9293-y

Biblio - csep - 08/09/2010 - 13:04

Bridging the nanodivide; nanoeducation option

Authors: Focus Nanotechnology Africa Inc. ; Onah, Ejembi
Publication Type: Web Article
Secondary Title: Nanotechnology Now
Abstract: The author discusses difference between the large amount of funding and attention being paid in the developed countries of North America, Western Europe and Japan on creating awareness of the potentials of nanotechnology and nanosci...
Year: 2010
URL: http://www.nanotech-now.com/columns/?article=399

Biblio - csep - 08/09/2010 - 14:27

Can Nanotechnology Be Just ? On Nanotechnology and the Emerging Movement for Global Justice

Authors: Jamison, Andrew
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: NanoEthics
Abstract: This article examines the relationship between the development of nanotechnology and the emerging movement for social justice to understand the gap between the potential of science and technology to do good and the actual ways in wh...
Year: 2009

Biblio - csep - 08/10/2010 - 14:07

Nanotechnology and globalization

Authors: Scholte, J. Aart ; Mehta, Michael D.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Secondary Title: Encyclopedia of Globalization
Abstract: Encyclopedia article introducing some of the societal and ethical implications of the globalization of nanotechnology, including the creating of a nano divide, and issues such as intellectual property rights privacy and surveillance...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.referenceworld.com/mtm/Globalization/nanotechnology.html

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 20:35

Small things and big changes in the developing world

Authors: Hassan, Mohamed H. A.
Publication Type: Magazine Article
Secondary Title: Science
Abstract: Nanoscience and nanotechnology have been embraced by developing countries with governmental support–a paradigm shift in science-based development strategies. The authors describe the trends and urge alliances between North and South...
Year: 2005
DOI: 10.1126/science.1111138

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 20:00

Southern Roles in Global Nanotechnology Innovation: Perspectives from Thailand and Australia

Authors: Maclurcan, Donald C.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: NanoEthics
Abstract: This article discusses the concept of the "nano-divide" and presents the perspectives of 31 Thai and Australian key informants from a broad range of fields about developments in the nanotechnology field in these two countries. The ...
Year: 2009
DOI: 10.1007/s11569-009-0063-1

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 21:14

The role of new technologies in portable water provision: a stakeholder workshop approach

Authors: Grimshaw, David J. ; Stilgoe, Jack ; Gudza, Lawrence D.
Publication Type: Conference Paper
Secondary Title: Nano-Dialogues Workshop (Harare, Zimbabwe: 15-16, 22 July 2006)
Abstract: Report of a public engagement experiment done as part of the Nanodialogues project. Working with DEMOS, the Practical Action Group helped host a public engagement workshop that brought together members of the community of Harare, Zi...
Year: 2006
URL: http://practicalaction.org/docs/ia4/nano-dialogues-2006-report.pdf

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 20:37

Two Dimensions of the Ethical Problems Related to Nanotechnology

Authors: Foladori, Guillermo ; Invernizzi, Noela ; Zayago, Edgar
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: NanoEthics
Abstract: The authors look at the current literature on nanoethics, and argue that focusing on ethical issues such as privacy, human enhancement, and the environment is not enough. Scholars must also focus on the socio-economic system into wh...
Year: 2009
DOI: 10.1007/s11569-009-0060-4

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 21:14

Visions of Brazilian Scientists on Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies

Authors: Invernizzi, Noela
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: NanoEthics
Abstract: In this article, daily nanotechnology reports written by the Brazilian Society for the Progress of Science from 2002-2007 were analyzed to see how a group of Brazillian scientists sought to legitimize this field of research. The ana...
Year: 2008
DOI: 10.1007/s11569-008-0042-y

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 20:57

Why is nanotechnolgy important for developing countries?

Authors: Salvarezza, R. C.
Publication Type: Conference Proceedings
Secondary Title: COMEST 3rd Session. 1-4 December 2003, Rio de Janerio, Brazil
Abstract: Some individuals are predicting that innovations in nanotechnology will cause more societal changes then the Industrial Revolution. While the majority of benefits from this sort of technological advancement will inevitably go to adv...
Year: 2003
URL: http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0013/001343/134391e.pdf

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 20:26

Combining instrumental and contextual approaches: nanotechnology and sustainable development

Authors: Liao, Nina
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics
Abstract: This article discusses the potential for nanotechnology to provide workable solutions for international public health problems, and looks at two views on how emerging technologies can influence developing countries. Instrumentalists...
Year: 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-720X.2009.00448.x

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 20:46

Harnessing nanotechnology to improve global equity

Authors: Singer, Peter A. ; Salamanco-Buentello, Fabio ; Daar, Abdallah S.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Issues in Science and Technology
Abstract: Article examines the efforts of developing countries to play an early role in developing nanotechnology. To further assess the impact of nanotechnology on sustainable development, the authors analyzed how well these nanotechnology o...
Year: 2005
URL: http://www.issues.org/21.4/singer.html

Biblio - csep - 08/25/2010 - 20:26