The Resource Nanotechnology, Noah Berlatsky, book editor

Nanotechnology, Noah Berlatsky, book editor

Label
Nanotechnology
Title
Nanotechnology
Statement of responsibility
Noah Berlatsky, book editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This title addresses various issues related to nanotechnology, including what the relationship between public perception and nanotechnology is, how nanotechnology will affect health, how nanotechnology will affect the environment, and how nanotechnology will affect international relations"--
Summary
"This title addresses various issues related to nanotechnology, including what the relationship between public perception and nanotechnology is, how nanotechnology will affect health, how nanotechnology will affect the environment, and how nanotechnologywill affect international relations"--
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Provided by publisher
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10324093
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
620.5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 10
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Berlatsky, Noah
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Nanotechnology
Target audience
adult
Label
Nanotechnology, Noah Berlatsky, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-216) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
ch. 1. What is the relationship between public perception and nanotechnology? Nanotechnology's popularity in science fiction suggests that it can change the world / Art Molella -- Nanotechnology's science-fiction qualities have been publicly overhyped / Howard Lovy -- Fear of nanotechnology has resulted in terrorist violence / Marion Lloyd and Jeffrey R. Young -- Few people fear the risks of nanotechnology / Susanna Priest -- The US public knows little about nanotechnology, but mildly supports it / John Besley -- Religious individuals tend to be less supportive of nanotechnology / Dominique Brossard, Dietram A. Scheufele, Eunkyung Kim, and Bruce V. Lewenstein -- ch. 2. How will nanotechnology affect health? Nanotechnology shows promise for delivering medications more effectively / Munyaradzi Makoni -- Nanotechnology may help treat cancer / Carolyn Y. Johnson -- Nanoparticles can cause lung damage, but scientists can reduce risk / Oxford University Press -- Amid nanotech's dazzling promise, health risks grow / Andrew Schneider -- ch. 3. How will nanotechnology affect the environment? Nanotechnology may present dangerous environmental risks / Heather Millar -- Nanotechnology can be beneficial for the environment / Veranja Karunaratne, Nilwala Kottegoda, and Ajith de Alwis -- Nanotechnology's environmental benefits are overstated / International POP's Elimination Network and the European Environmental Bureau -- Nanotechnology can help provide clean water worldwide / Katharine Sanderson -- Nanotechnology may provide innovative solutions to climate change / Miguel Esteban, Christian Webersik, David Leary, and Dexter Thompson-Pomeroy -- Nanotechnology is unlikely to provide solutions to climate change / Ian Illuminato and Georgia Miller -- ch. 4. How will nanotechnology affect international relations? Nanotechnology could alleviate many of the problems of the developing world / Jacob Heller and Christine Peterson -- More regulation and risk assessment of nanotechnology is needed in developing countries / Alok Dhawan and Vyom Sharma -- Asian nanotech research is threatening to surpass that of the West / Tom Mackenzie -- Future wars will be waged with nano-weapons / Lev Navrozov -- International laws must be developed to regulate nanoweaponry / Thomas Alured Faunce and Hitoshi Nasu
Dimensions
24 cm .
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9780737769616
Lccn
2013036318
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts
Label
Nanotechnology, Noah Berlatsky, book editor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-216) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
ch. 1. What is the relationship between public perception and nanotechnology? Nanotechnology's popularity in science fiction suggests that it can change the world / Art Molella -- Nanotechnology's science-fiction qualities have been publicly overhyped / Howard Lovy -- Fear of nanotechnology has resulted in terrorist violence / Marion Lloyd and Jeffrey R. Young -- Few people fear the risks of nanotechnology / Susanna Priest -- The US public knows little about nanotechnology, but mildly supports it / John Besley -- Religious individuals tend to be less supportive of nanotechnology / Dominique Brossard, Dietram A. Scheufele, Eunkyung Kim, and Bruce V. Lewenstein -- ch. 2. How will nanotechnology affect health? Nanotechnology shows promise for delivering medications more effectively / Munyaradzi Makoni -- Nanotechnology may help treat cancer / Carolyn Y. Johnson -- Nanoparticles can cause lung damage, but scientists can reduce risk / Oxford University Press -- Amid nanotech's dazzling promise, health risks grow / Andrew Schneider -- ch. 3. How will nanotechnology affect the environment? Nanotechnology may present dangerous environmental risks / Heather Millar -- Nanotechnology can be beneficial for the environment / Veranja Karunaratne, Nilwala Kottegoda, and Ajith de Alwis -- Nanotechnology's environmental benefits are overstated / International POP's Elimination Network and the European Environmental Bureau -- Nanotechnology can help provide clean water worldwide / Katharine Sanderson -- Nanotechnology may provide innovative solutions to climate change / Miguel Esteban, Christian Webersik, David Leary, and Dexter Thompson-Pomeroy -- Nanotechnology is unlikely to provide solutions to climate change / Ian Illuminato and Georgia Miller -- ch. 4. How will nanotechnology affect international relations? Nanotechnology could alleviate many of the problems of the developing world / Jacob Heller and Christine Peterson -- More regulation and risk assessment of nanotechnology is needed in developing countries / Alok Dhawan and Vyom Sharma -- Asian nanotech research is threatening to surpass that of the West / Tom Mackenzie -- Future wars will be waged with nano-weapons / Lev Navrozov -- International laws must be developed to regulate nanoweaponry / Thomas Alured Faunce and Hitoshi Nasu
Dimensions
24 cm .
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9780737769616
Lccn
2013036318
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts

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