Help or Hype: The Ethics of Bio-nanotechnology

By Samantha Andrews

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

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Abstract

This lesson explores the ethical concerns related to bio-nanotechnology. Bio-nanotechnology is the application of nanotechnology to living things. This ranges from the creation of pharmaceuticals to medical devices. While scientists have created many life-saving treatments ethical concerns, such as privacy, can arise from such technological advances.

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Developed by the Georgia Institute of Technology NNIN RET Program.

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This lesson was developed with support by the National Science Foundation, NNIN and the NNIN RET Program.

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

  • Samantha Andrews (2017), "Help or Hype: The Ethics of Bio-nanotechnology," http://nanohub.org/resources/25620.

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Nancy Healy

NNCI Education and Outreach, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

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