Ethics of Nanotechnology, Roger Maynard, Prof. Univ. J. Fourier, EuroPhysics News 2008

Friday 29 October 2010

"Unlike biologists and physicians, physicists, when they meet in scientific conferences, are not accustomed to addressing ethical issues. Indeed the scientists of non-living-matter aremore likely to be concerned with facts rather than values. However recent progress in nanotechnologies has raised, and is bound to raise more and more, several major ethical questions about the contribution of nanotechnologies to the development of mankind and society. These questions are fundamental and concern much more macroethics than nanoethics..."

News and Views article published in EuroPhysicsNews 2008.

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Ethics of Nanotechnology
Roger Maynard, EuroPhysics News 2008

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