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April 29th, 2010

ObservatoryNano 2nd Annual Report on Ethical and Societal Aspects of Nanotechnology

Abstract:
In the areas of nanobioethics and nanobiotechnology and society, the scientific, public and philosophical and social science debates circulate around five topics: Human Enhancement, Synthetic Biology, Nanomedicine, Agrifood and Animal Testing. These focus areas emerge in policy and stakeholder debate on nanotechnology for health, medicine and biotechnology and nanotechnology for agrifood, two of the ten technology sectors where nanotechnology is being applied which are analysed in the ObservatoryNano project. The assessment in this report is organised from the broadest (human enhancement and synthetic biology) to the narrowest debates (animal testing).

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