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Will the public swallow nanofood?

Authors: Chun, Ai Lin
Publication Type: Magazine Article
Secondary Title: Nature Nanotechnology
Abstract: Nanotechnology is likely to have a large impact on many areas of the food industry, including packaging, nutrient delivery, and food quality. The question is, will this new technology be embraced or rejected by food companies and th...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.nature.com/nnano/journal/v4/n12/full/nnano.2009.359.html
DOI:
10.1038/nnano.2009.359

Biblio - csep - 04/30/2010 - 14:55

Nanotechnology and public interest dialogue : some international observations

Authors: Bowman, Diana M. ; Hodge, Graeme, A.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Bulletin of Science, Technology, and Society
Abstract: The authors of this article examine a number of nanotechnology-focused public engagement activities that have taken place in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, and Australia, and the different approaches these projects ...
Year: 2007
DOI: 10.1177/0270467606298216

Biblio - csep - 05/13/2010 - 11:30

Imagining nanotechnology : cultural support for technical innovation in Europe and the United States

Authors: Gaskell, George ; Eyck, Toby Ten ; Jackson, Jonathan ; Veltri, Guiseppe
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Public Understanding of Science
Abstract: This paper compares two surveys looking at the public perceptions of technologies in the United States and Europe. The authors found that when asked if nanotechnology will improve our lives, 50% of Americans said yes, and 35% respon...
Year: 2005
DOI: 10.1177/0963662505048949

Biblio - csep - 06/04/2010 - 10:04

In the public eye : the early landscape of nanotechnology among Canadian and US publics

Authors: AZONano ; Einsidel, Edna
Publication Type: Web Article
Abstract: This national survey sought to discover public awareness and early perceptions of nanotechnology in the United States and Canada. The researchers found that the majority of individuals surveyed were optimistic about the potential be...
Year: 2005
URL: http://www.azonano.com/Details.asp?ArticleID=1468

Biblio - csep - 06/04/2010 - 10:17

Intentions of New Zealanders to purchase lamb or beef made using nanotechnology

Authors: Cook, A.J. ; Fairweather, J.R.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: British Food Journal
Abstract: The authors of this article conducted a postal survey to discover key influences on the willingness of people living in New Zealand to purchase low fat lamb or beef using nanotechnology. The researchers found that beef or lamb made ...
Year: 2007
DOI: 10.1108/00070700710780670

Biblio - csep - 06/04/2010 - 10:53

Introduction : Nanotechnology and the public

Authors: Lewenstein, Bruce V.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Science Communication
Abstract: This article introduces the special issue of Science Communication on "nanotechnology and the public." It argues that studies of "nanotechnology and the public" are important not for themselves, but for their ability to shed light o...
Year: 2005

Biblio - csep - 06/07/2010 - 10:05

Is nanotechnology dangerous?

Publication Type: Magazine Article
Secondary Title: Science
Abstract: Article documents the controversy surrounding nanotechnology and its potential adverse effects. The debate points to the problem nanotechnology may face of public acceptance. ...
Year: 2000
DOI: 10.1126/science.290.5496.1526

Biblio - csep - 06/08/2010 - 14:07

Keeping the Public Under a Microscope

Authors: Nature Nanotechnology
Publication Type: Magazine Article
Secondary Title: Nature Nanotechnology
Abstract: This editorial discusses public perceptions of the risks and benefits of naotechnology, and finds that individuals, even those who are not familiar with nanotechnology, are not especially concerned about its potential risks. The edi...
Year: 2009
DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2009.320

Biblio - csep - 06/09/2010 - 10:01

Laypeople's and experts' perception of nanotechnology hazards.

Authors: Siegrist, Michael ; Keller, Carmen ; Kastenholz, Hans ; Frey, Silvia ; Wiek, Arnim
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Risk analysis : an official publication of the Society for Risk Analysis
Abstract: A Swiss study of laypeople and experts found that both groups accessed the use of nanotechnology as being much less risky then asbestos. It also found the lack of trust in government agencies and the perceived dreadfulness of the po...
Year: 2007
DOI: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2006.00859.x

Biblio - csep - 06/10/2010 - 09:25

Microsystems and nanoscience for biomedical applications : a view to the future

Authors: Pilarski, Linda M. ; Mehta, Michael D. ; Caulfield, Timothy
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Bulletin of Science, Technology, and Society
Abstract: Article discusses some of the possible applications of nanotechnology and microsystems, heath care delivery, and some of the related ethical issues. For many of these predicted advancements in disease diagnosis and prevention, a lar...
Year: 2004
URL: http://www.nanoandsociety.com/ourlibrary/documents/pilarski-mehta-feb2004.pdf

Biblio - csep - 06/11/2010 - 10:43

Nano does not have a marketing problem ... yet

Authors: Scheufele, Dietram A.
Publication Type: Magazine Article
Secondary Title: Nano Today
Abstract: Author emphasizes the importance role that communication plays in determining how the general public reacts to new technologies such as nanotechnology. By using communication research to help scientists present their findings in a w...
Year: 2007
URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=MImg&_imagekey=B82X8-4PSK1YN-13-1&_cdi=33024&_user=10&_orig=search&_coverDate=10/31/2007&_sk=999979994&view=c&wchp=dGLbVzz-zSkWb&_valck=1&md5=358a345f0d73241a84b8501b5656c496&ie=/sdarticle.pdf

Biblio - csep - 06/14/2010 - 10:42

Nano versus nano : the fight for public understanding of nanotechnology

Authors: Carruthers, John Andrew
Publication Type: Magazine Article
Secondary Title: NANO Magazine
Abstract: The author discusses how marketing through broadcast, print and digital media helps shape public perception of nanotechnology, based not on the science of nanotechnology, but rather products and services that carry the word nano in ...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.nano.org.uk/news/articles/nov2009/nano-versus-nano.htm

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

Nano-Erlösung oder Nano-Armageddon? Technikethik im christlichen Fundamentalismus

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Year: 2006

Biblio - csep - 06/15/2010 - 10:30

Nano-Erlösung oder Nano-Armageddon? Technikethik im christlichen Fundamentalismus

Authors: Nordmann, Alfred ; Schummer, Joachim ; Schwartz, Astrid E. ; Schummer, Joachim
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Secondary Title: Nanotechnologein im Kontext
Abstract: This paper argues that the extraordinary excitement about nanotechnology, including exaggerated hopes and fears, first emerged in the US, because it is deeply rooted in the specific religious tradition of that country. Virtually abs...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CBIQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.joachimschummer.net%2Fpapers%2F2006_NanoTheology_Nordmann-et-al.pdf&ei=0ZoXTL7ZCIXONePQ1YML&usg=AFQjCNHL2nKnAQjolEoGiKP-Vz-1zKqItQ

Biblio - csep - 06/15/2010 - 10:32

Nanoethik : eine Neufassung der Debatte

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Year: 2006

Biblio - csep - 06/15/2010 - 10:55

Nanoethik : eine Neufassung der Debatte

Authors: Schwartz, Astrid E. ; Schummer, Joachim ; Nordmann, Alfred ; Gordign, Bert
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Secondary Title: Nanotechnologein im Kontext
Abstract: Nanotechnology is developing very rapidly and is believed to have the potential of huge upsides and extreme downsides. In the pubic debate there has been a strong tendency to exclusively focus on the first or the latter. Accordingly...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.zit.tu-darmstadt.de/cipp/tudzit/lib/all/lob/return_download,ticket,guest/bid,1286/check_table,it_chap_downl_embed/_/gordijn.pdf

Biblio - csep - 06/15/2010 - 10:57

Nanohype : the truth behind the nanotechnology buzz

Authors: Berube, David
Publication Type: Book
Abstract: In this book, author and communications professor, David Berube evaluates the claims made about nanotechnology by a wide array of stakeholders, including industry leaders, government officials, scientists, environmentalists, and the...
Year: 2006

Biblio - csep - 06/15/2010 - 16:38

Daring to Challenge NGOs on Nanotech Risk

Authors: Johnson, Dexter
Publication Type: Web Article
Secondary Title: Nanoclast Blog
Abstract: Discusses recent comments by Dr. Andrew Mayanard, a leader in the field of nanotechnology with a reputation for someone who challenges the safety of products containing nanomaterials, about the Friends of the Earth's call for a ban ...
Year: 2010
URL: http://spectrum.ieee.org/nanoclast/semiconductors/nanotechnology/daring-to-challenge-ngos-on-nanotech-risk

Biblio - csep - 06/17/2010 - 13:53

Nanotech needs a hard sell, plus education

Authors: Uldrich, Jack
Publication Type: Magazine Article
Secondary Title: The Scientist
Abstract: Author discusses the letter published on July 11, 2004 in the British newspaper, The Independent, by Prince Charles that questioned if nanotechnology could someday lead to adverse consequences like the thalidomide disaster of the 19...
Year: 2004
URL: http://www.the-scientist.com/article/display/14917/

Biblio - csep - 06/30/2010 - 09:29

Nanotechnology - ethical and social issues : results from New Zealand focus groups

Authors: Cook, Andrew J. ; Fairweather, John R.
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report summarizes the findings from a project that that examined public reactions to nanotechnology in New Zealand. The researchers conducted a series of focus groups from June to November of 2005. Findings from these meetings ...
Year: 2005
URL: http://www.lincoln.ac.nz/story_images/1330_RR281_s4140.pdf

Biblio - csep - 07/08/2010 - 14:21

Nanotechnology : views from the general public

Authors: BMRB Social Research
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: The Report presents the findings of the research undertaken by BMRB Social Research on behalf of the Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering Nanotechnology Working Group. This research comprised two elements: a qualitativ...
Year: 2004
URL: http://www.nanotec.org.uk/Market%20Research.pdf#search=%22BMRB%20nanotechnology%22

Biblio - csep - 07/12/2010 - 11:10

Nanotechnology and society: The evolution of risk perceptions

Authors: Kahan, Dan M.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Nature Nanotechnology
Abstract: This brief article looks at a meta-analysis done of surveys about the public perception of nanotechnologies. The results suggest that further research is needed to help us better understand and inform public attitudes towards nanot...
Year: 2009
DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2009.329

Biblio - csep - 07/12/2010 - 15:42

Nanotechnology in global medicine and human biosecurity: private interests policy dilemmas and the calibration of public health

Publication Type: Journal Article
Abstract: This article considers how to approach the challenges posed to global health and biosecurity policy by advances in nanotechnology research and development. It looks at the follow policy dilemmas; (1) expenditure of public funds, (2)...
Year: 2007
DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-720X.2007.00186.x

Biblio - csep - 07/14/2010 - 10:09

Nanotechnology in global medicine and human biosecurity: private interests policy dilemmas and the calibration of public health

Authors: Faunce, T.A.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics
Abstract: This article considers how to approach the challenges posed to global health and biosecurity policy by advances in nanotechnology research and development. It looks at the follow policy dilemmas; (1) expenditure of public funds, (2)...
Year: 2007
DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-720X.2007.00186.x

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

Nanotechnology, Synthetic Biology, & Public Opinion

Authors: Hart Research Associates
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This poll, conducted from September 9-13, 2009, surveyed over a thousand individuals about their attitudes towards the entities in the oversight of new scientific and technological advances, awareness of nanotechnology, and awarenes...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.nanotechproject.org/publications/archive/8286/

Biblio - csep - 07/15/2010 - 10:12