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January 12th, 2006

Transforming Society through Emerging Technologies

Throughout history, new technologies such as the printing press, steam engine, mechanized agriculture, and more recently information technology and biotechnology have transformed human society. The US Nanotechnological Initiative (NNI) is a program designed to improve human society through the application of a new technology with a similar potential. A distinguished Panel will discuss Emerging Technologies issues using the National Nanotechnology Initiative as a case study.

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