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"Nanoethics"? What's New?
|Title||"Nanoethics"? What's New?|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2007|
|Journal||Hastings Center Report|
|Type of Article||Article|
|Keywords||ethics , MEDICINE , NANOTECHNOLOGY , Privacy , Right , technology|
The article discusses novel ethical issues concerning nanotechnology that may arise. Health and environmental concerns are created by the unique properties of the nanoparticles and nanomaterials being exploited by scientists. Nanoenhanced tracking devices could lead to invasion of privacy. Nanotechnology presents many opportunities in medicine. The National Nanotechnology Initiative is assessing the societal implications of nanotechnology.
Litton, Paul; Source Info: Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p22; Subject Term: NANOTECHNOLOGY; Subject Term: TECHNOLOGY -- Moral & ethical aspects; Subject Term: PRIVACY, Right of; Subject Term: MEDICINE; Subject Term: ETHICS; Number of Pages: 4p; Document Type: Article