Deciding the Future of Nanotechnologies : Legal Perspectives on Issues of Democracy and Technology

@inproceedings{Nordmann2005DecidingTF,
  title={Deciding the Future of Nanotechnologies : Legal Perspectives on Issues of Democracy and Technology},
  author={Alfred Nordmann and Joachim Schummer and Jody Roberts},
  year={2005}
}
What potential problems do emerging nanotechnologies present? Who should decide how, where, and by whom new nanotechnologies should be pursued and regulated? This paper begins with a brief review of two attempts to deal with issues such as those emerging alongside nanotechnologies. In the first, Frederick Fiedler and Glenn Reynolds draw attention to new technologies in the medical field. In the second, Paul Lin-Easton deals with environmental concerns over these new (potential) technologies. I… CONTINUE READING

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