Home > News > What is the Role of the Public in Nanotechnology's Development?
September 25th, 2011
What is the Role of the Public in Nanotechnology's Development?
Science to my mind always seemed to be an inquiry on how the world around us operates. If it serves anything, it might be our curiosity, but I am wondering if we might be confusing science with technology when we see it as providing some kind of service to citizens and consumers.
Anyway, the main point of the piece seems to be that we should focus on what the public actually wants to know instead of what scientists believe they should know.
News and information
Applied Nanotech Receives Contract From the Northeast Gas Association to Develop Methane Sensor December 4th, 2013
The promise of nanotechnology December 4th, 2013
Curing Cancer with Magnetic Nanoparticles December 4th, 2013
Turning waste into power with bacteria — and loofahs December 4th, 2013
Building a Better Future — Lessons from 3 Months of Lifeboat Foundation Expert Interviews September 1st, 2013
Graphene's Discoverer Weighs In on Its Commercialization August 1st, 2013
Yes, nanoscience can enhance humans – but ethical guidelines must be agreed: People 'enhanced' into spider-climbing individuals with hugely projected breasts and Einstein-brains… Where will it stop? June 5th, 2013
Yet Another Nanomaterial Does a Good Job at Oil Spill Remediation May 4th, 2013
ZEISS Microscopes used to create images for Art Exhibit at Midway Airport: Art of Science: Images from the Institute for Genomic Biology October 25th, 2013
New potential for touch screens found at your fingertips September 17th, 2013
Spectroscopy of Microscopic Features of Very Large Samples-The Solution From CRAIC Technologies August 28th, 2013
Making a Mini Mona Lisa: Nanotechnique creates image 30 microns in width August 5th, 2013