Nanotechnology and Regulatory Policy: Three Futures
32 Pages Posted: 13 Feb 2007
This Article outlines the basic characteristics of nanotechnology as it is currently understood and will briefly describe some of the technical - and social - consequences likely to arise as nanotechnology matures. Next, it examines three potential approaches for regulating nanotechnology and the likely consequences of each. The Article concludes with suggestions for further study, as well as a list of "dos" and "don'ts" for regulating nanotechnology.
Keywords: nanotechnology, biotechnology, reynolds, foresignt
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