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September 1st, 2004

The Centre for Responsible Nanotechnology

An article in Wednesdays Financial Times by Demos’ James Wisldon cautions that nanotech ought to listen to its public, and now. The opinion piece centres of the appointment of Rob Doubleday, a sociologist, to the Nanoscience Centre at the University of Cambridge, help his colleagues reflect on the social and ethical implications of their research. However the core argument that "innovators must be willing to allow the findings of public dialogue to shape their work" is a double edged sword. (more on earlier article)


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