Friday, November 17, 2006

"We cannot let that happen."

The journal Nature recently ran some commentary from scientists in support of nanotech, warning that some serious risk assessment was needed, not to really find out any potential problems with nanotech for public health, but to give the appearance of such evaluations, so that the public won't lose confidence in governments and business, and let "the enormous potential of nanotechnology be squandered."

But much like the non-discourse on biotech agriculture, no one really wants the pubic involved in any decision making. Better just to convince us that someone's at least thinking of us. 

posted by ryan griffis  # 9:44 PM

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