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The Resource Nanotechnology, Jacqueline Langwith, book editor

Nanotechnology, Jacqueline Langwith, book editor

Label
Nanotechnology
Title
Nanotechnology
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Langwith, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A series of essays that express various perspectives on the concerns over the toxicity and environmental impact of nanotechnology and its potential effects on global economics
Member of
Summary
Essays debate the benefits and implications of nanotechnology and nanomedicine, including what role the government should play in regulating these new fields
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
325399
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
620/.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T174.7
LC item number
.N3684 2010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 10
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
Target audience
adult
Label
Nanotechnology, Jacqueline Langwith, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What are the benefits of nanotechnology? Nanotechnology has the potential to provide significant benefits despite concerns / Roger W. Whatmore ; Nanotechnology is just a marketing term / Adolfo Gutierrez ; Nanotechnology concerns currently outweigh any potential benefits / Michael Buerger ; Nanotechnology can benefit the environment / Barnaby J. Feder ; Nanotechnology's health and environmental impacts are unknown / Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution ; Nanotechnology can improve global equity / Peter Singer, Fabio Salamanca-Buentello, and Abdallah S. Daar ; Nanotechnology will cause global inequity / Georgia Miller and Rye Senjen -- What are the implications of molecular nanotechnology? Molecular manufacturing is possible / Eric Drexler ; Molecular manufacturing is impossible / William Illsey Atkinson ; Molecular nanotechnology can bring abundance to all mankind / Steven G. Burgess ; Molecular nanotechnology will lead to the end of the world / Britt Gillette ; Nanotechnology will contribute to a "singularity" / James John Bell ; Nanotechnology will not contribute to a "singularity" / Richard Jones -- What are the implications of nanomedicine? Nanotechnology will revolutionize medicine / Alan H. Goldstein ; Nanomedicine needs realistic goals / Kostas Kostarelos ; The ethical implications of nanomedicine must be considered / Raj Bawa and Summer Johnson ; Nanomedicine will reshape humanity for the better / George Dvorsky, as told to Laura Sheahen ; Nanomedicine can hurt humanity / Nigel Cameron, as told to Laura Sheahen -- What role should the U.S. play in promoting or regulating nanotechnology? The U.S. government should fund nanotechnology research / Jacob Heller and Christine Peterson ; The U.S. government should not fund nanotechnology research / Declan McCullagh ; The U.S. government should stay out of nanotechnology research / Sigrid Fry-Revere ; New nanotechnology regulations are not urgently needed / Sonia Arrison ; The government can protect the public from hazardous nanotech products / Jeff Bromme
Control code
18298732
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
283 pages
Isbn
9780737743869
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009019786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn317921677
  • (OCoLC)317921677
Label
Nanotechnology, Jacqueline Langwith, book editor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What are the benefits of nanotechnology? Nanotechnology has the potential to provide significant benefits despite concerns / Roger W. Whatmore ; Nanotechnology is just a marketing term / Adolfo Gutierrez ; Nanotechnology concerns currently outweigh any potential benefits / Michael Buerger ; Nanotechnology can benefit the environment / Barnaby J. Feder ; Nanotechnology's health and environmental impacts are unknown / Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution ; Nanotechnology can improve global equity / Peter Singer, Fabio Salamanca-Buentello, and Abdallah S. Daar ; Nanotechnology will cause global inequity / Georgia Miller and Rye Senjen -- What are the implications of molecular nanotechnology? Molecular manufacturing is possible / Eric Drexler ; Molecular manufacturing is impossible / William Illsey Atkinson ; Molecular nanotechnology can bring abundance to all mankind / Steven G. Burgess ; Molecular nanotechnology will lead to the end of the world / Britt Gillette ; Nanotechnology will contribute to a "singularity" / James John Bell ; Nanotechnology will not contribute to a "singularity" / Richard Jones -- What are the implications of nanomedicine? Nanotechnology will revolutionize medicine / Alan H. Goldstein ; Nanomedicine needs realistic goals / Kostas Kostarelos ; The ethical implications of nanomedicine must be considered / Raj Bawa and Summer Johnson ; Nanomedicine will reshape humanity for the better / George Dvorsky, as told to Laura Sheahen ; Nanomedicine can hurt humanity / Nigel Cameron, as told to Laura Sheahen -- What role should the U.S. play in promoting or regulating nanotechnology? The U.S. government should fund nanotechnology research / Jacob Heller and Christine Peterson ; The U.S. government should not fund nanotechnology research / Declan McCullagh ; The U.S. government should stay out of nanotechnology research / Sigrid Fry-Revere ; New nanotechnology regulations are not urgently needed / Sonia Arrison ; The government can protect the public from hazardous nanotech products / Jeff Bromme
Control code
18298732
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
283 pages
Isbn
9780737743869
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009019786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn317921677
  • (OCoLC)317921677

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