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May 17th, 2005

U.S. Research and Policy

Abstract:
Mike Treder: Last year, CRN criticized the US National Science Foundation for "missing the point on nanotechnology." We took exception to a report (PDF) they issued following a meeting of science policy representatives from 25 countries and the European Union convened by the NSF to discuss how to carry out nanotechnology research and development "in a responsible manner."

Our hope is that the apparently earnest endeavors of the committee will result in a recommendation for further intense studies of molecular manufacturing along the lines of those proposed by CRN.

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