Tag Archives: Nanotechnology

Reinventing Technology Assessment for the 21st Century

13 May

A new report from the Science and Technology Innovation Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars defines the criteria for a new technology assessment function in the United States. The report, Reinventing Technology Assessment: A 21st Century Model, emphasizes the need to incorporate citizen-participation methods to complement expert analysis. Government policymakers, businesses, non-governmental […]

Nanotechnology, Synthetic Biology, & Public Opinion

13 May

Previous posts addressed both nanovaccines and DNA robots and they hinted at public opinion concerning nanotechnology and synthetic biology. What is the public’s opinion of these emerging technologies? A research report by the “Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies”, Nanotechnology, Synthetic Biology, & Public Opinion answers this question from the perspective of the United States. The key […]

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