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Directing the Invisible: Citizen Involvement in Nanotechnology

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An Introduction to the Science

Discussing the Issue:

-With the Government

-With Business

-With the Military

A Specific Example: NanoFET


References & Links

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Directing the Invisible: Citizen Involvement in Nanotechnology

Refrences & Links

Works Cited

Anderson, Mark. “New Experiment Probes Weird Zone Between Quantum and

Classical.” Wired. 12 April 2007.

http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/news/2007/04/quantum

Berger, Michael. “Nanotechnology Propulsion Technology for Space Exploration.”

Nanowerk. Nanowerk 2007. 8 April 2007.

http://www.nanowerk.com/spotlight/spotid=1668.php

Berger, Michael. “Trust will be a key factor in the public's acceptance of

nanotechnology.” Nanowerk. Nanowerk 2007. 11 April 2007.

http://www.nanowerk.com/spotlight/spotid=1702.php

E. Graugnard, B. Walsh, P.J. de Pablo. Nanotube Data Page. 16 April 2007.

            http://www.physics.purdue.edu/nanophys/elton/nanotube_data.html

E. Graugnard, R. Reifenberger, B. Walsh, P.J. de Pablo. “Electronic Conductance of

Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Having Reliable Electrical Contacts.” 16 April 2007. http://www.physics.purdue.edu/nanophys/elton/iscani99.pdf

Electric Propulsion. University of Michigan, 2006. 16 April 2007.

            http://www.engin.umich.edu/dept/aero/spacelab/

Gardiner, Bryan. “Researchers Demonstrate ‘Nano Generators.’” Extreme Tech. 15 April

            2007. http://www.extremetech.com/article2/0,1697,2112539,00.asp

Jasanoff, Sheila. 2005. Judgement Under Siege. In: Maasen, Sabine / Weingart, Peter

(Eds.). Democratization of Expertise: Exploring Novel Forms of Scientific Advice in Political Decision-Making. Dordrecht: Springer: pp.209-224

Liu, Thomas M.; L. Musinski; P. Patel; A. Gallimore; B. Gilchrist; M, Keidar.

“Nanoparticle Electric Propulsion for Space Exploration.” University of Michigan. 16 April 2007.

http://www.engin.umich.edu/dept/aero/spacelab/pdf/STAIF_2007.pdf

Lovgren, Stefan. “Computer Made From DNA and Enzymes.” National Geographic

News. 2003. 7 April 2007. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/index.html

Eds. Mihail C. Roco, William Sims Bainbridge. U.S. National Science Foundation. 2001.

Societal Implications of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 16 April 2007

http://www.wtec.org/loyola/nano/societalimpact/nanosi.pdf

National Nanotechnology Initiative. 11 April 2007. http://www.nano.gov

Page, Lewis. “New Laws of Robotics Proposed for U.S. Kill-bots.” The Register.

            16 April 2007. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/04/13/i_robowarrior/

Patel-Predd, Prachi. “Carbon Nanotubes vs. HIV.” Technology Review. MIT Feb 2007.

16 April 2007. http://www.technologyreview.com/Nanotech/18228/

Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies. 16 April 2007.

http://www.nanotechproject.org/

Sands, Timothy. E-mail. 12 April 2007.

Snowcrash. “Nanoparticle Research Offers Hope of Artificial Retinas, Prostheses.”

Biosingularity: Advances in Biological Systems. 15 April 2007.

http://biosingularity.wordpress.com/

Venere, Emil. “Engineers Create Optical Cloaking Design for Invisibility.” Space Daily.

4 April 2007. http://www.spacedaily.com/

U.S. Congress. 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act. 108th

            Congress. Stat. 1923.

Additional Links

KurzweilAI - A great source of updates on all kinds of technology, able to filter by type, including nanotechnology/quantum science, as well as forums and discussion.

ICON - The International Council On Nanotechnology, a database of news and discussion on the potential environmental hazards of nanotechnology.

CRN - The Center for Responsible Nanotechnology, a "think tank" of volunteers and organizers to consider the risks and benefits of nanotechnology's development.



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