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What Can Nanotechnology Learn From Biotechnology?: Social and Ethical Lessons for Nanoscience from the Debate over Agrifood Biotechnology and GMOs (Food Science and Technology) [Hardcover]

Kenneth David , Paul B. Thompson
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March 11, 2008 012373990X 978-0123739902 1
What Can Nanotechnology Learn From Biotechnology? presents diverse perspectives on biotechnology and nanotechnologies. Avoiding extreme perspectives, unwarranted hype and absolute rejection, this book explores the diverse territory of proponents and opponents of challenging but potentially risky technologies. Contributions from recognized experts in their fields represent the perspectives of a diverse range of stakeholders.
This book details the lessons to be learned from the controversy over genetically modified foods, and how those lessons can be applied to developing nanotechnologies, particularly agricultural and other food-related applications. Exploring the environmental, social and ethical impact of nanotechnology in addition to the technical and economical impacts, it an ideal reference for any scientist, engineer, research program administrator, resource allocator, and NGO advocate.

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*Addresses the growing concern over the responsibility of science to the impacted population

*Uses real-world experience to outline practical approaches for emerging technologies

*Addresses the concerns of science as well as social science

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  • Series: Food Science and Technology
  • Hardcover: 360 pages
  • Publisher: Academic Press; 1 edition (March 11, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 012373990X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0123739902
  • Product Dimensions: 0.9 x 5.9 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,216,653 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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4.0 out of 5 stars useful comparisons between the fields March 20, 2008
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The nanotech researchers and companies are trying to head off future controversies about their products. By analysing the biotech fracas that has occurring and is still happening in various countries (especially in Europe). Quite aside from this, there are cogent comparisons between the 2 fields. Much similarity at small scales.

Perhaps the greatest difference is that nanotech does not necessarily have to mean products for consumption by humans or livestock. Some mooted nanotech products were never alive or derived from biological sources. Plus, they cannot reproduce. Therein lies a lot of the fear of biotech products; the running amok of them.
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