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Is Nanotechnology ethically acceptable?

nano-attitudesResearch and innovations generate always controversy and different opinions.  A recent report published by  the journal Nature Nanotechnology, shows that Nanotechnology is morally less  acceptable in the United States than in many European countries. For instance Dutch and  Swedish  respondents are more enthusiastic about this emerging technology than Americans .  Among other things, the survey concludes that religion plays an important role in technology acceptance. If you want to read more about this study, please click here.

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December 12, 2008 - Posted by | INL Campus, Uncategorized

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