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Ethical Challenges Posed by Nanotechnology

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Subrata Saha, Stephen J. Florczyk

SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Paper No. NEMB2010-13088, pp. 197-198; 2 pages
  • ASME 2010 First Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology
  • ASME 2010 First Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology
  • Houston, Texas, USA, February 7–10, 2010
  • Conference Sponsors: ASME Nanotechnology Council
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4392-5 | eISBN: 978-0-7918-3866-2
  • Copyright © 2010 by ASME


Nanotechnology Developments and Ethical Challenges: The hype surrounding nanotechnology includes the transformation of the world for the better, with the elimination of poverty and hunger and human life being extended. Medicine would be revolutionized by new treatments developed and “nanobots” circulating throughout the human body that would repair damage and prevent disease and aging.

Copyright © 2010 by ASME
Topics: Nanotechnology



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