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May 15th, 2007

New nanotechnology database for societal and ethical implications

The Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions (CSEP) at the Illinois Institute of Technology has recently launched NanoEthicsBank. The NanoEthicsBank is a database conceived as a resource for researchers, scholars, students, and the general public who are interested in the social and ethical implications of nanotechnology. Items in the database include normative documents, such as guidelines for safety in the workplace, and descriptive materials, such as analysis of the U.S. government's capacity for oversight and studies of the media coverage of nanotechnology.


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