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Ethics of Emerging Technologies: Nanotechnology

A guide to resources looking at the ethics of emerging technologies, including genetic engineering, geoengineering, nanotechnology, and synthetic biology.

Government Agencies and Projects looking at Nanotechnology

Books on Nanotechnology Ethics

Topic: Privacy

Topic: Environmental Concerns

Nanotechnology White Paper - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Publishedi n 2007, this report summarizes some of the environmental benefits of nanotechnology, such as its use in pollution prevention, managment, and cleanup, as well as a preliminary assessment of some of its potential risks to the environment. 

Recommended Databases


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Kelly Laas
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