December 12, 2007
A Survey of Environmental, Health and Safety Risk Management Information Needs and Practices among Nanotechnology Firms in the Massachusetts Region
PEN Brief No. 1
May 1, 2007
Developing Story: Nanotechnology and Low-Income Nations
NanoFrontiers 2, Summer 2007
The second issue of the newsletter explores the question of whether developing nations will fully share in the anticipated benefits of nanotechnology—predicted to be the driving force for the next industrial revolution.
March 1, 2007
On the Horizons of Medicine and Healthcare
NanoFrontiers 1, May 2007
The NanoFrontiers newsletter reports on achievements
toward realizing the immense potential of nanotechnology. It continues and updates the discussion begun at the
February 2006 NanoFrontiers workshop, co-sponsored
by the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, National
Institutes of Health, and National Science Foundation.
Issues will provide samplings of recent developments in
selected areas—accomplishments that hint at new nanotechnology-enabled tools, products, and applications
that can be used for the good of humankind and the planet. This inaugural issue focuses on nanomedicine, highlighting a few nanotechnology developments on the
path toward improvements in human health
and healthcare. Cancer-focused efforts illustrate the progress and the promise of nanotechnology.
March 1, 2007
Nanotechnology Risk Perceptions: The Influence of Affect and Values
Conducted by the Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School
November 16, 2006
Safe Handling of Nanotechnology
July 1, 2006
Falling Through the Cracks? Public Perception, Risk, and the Oversight of Emerging Nanotechnologies
This report focuses on the need for a more systemic risk management approach to nanotechnology.
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July 1, 2006
Nanotechnology Startup Concerns, Information Needs, and Opportunities to Proactively Address Environmental, Health, and Social Issues
Focus on firms in Connecticut and New York
An investigation into how nanotech startup firms are dealing and could deal with uncertain environmental and health issues related to the production, distribution, and use of their products.
June 20, 2006
Examining the Viability of Patent Pools to the Growing Nanotechnology Patent Thicket
This paper is a result of Alexander Lee’s Master’s Thesis research under the same title.
This project examined the viability of using patent pools with nanotechnology as a means to avoid the high cost associated with acquiring numerous licensing agreements needed to create a product.
June 1, 2006
Rapid Environmental Impact Screening For Engineered Nanomaterials
A Case Study Using Microarray Technology
December 14, 2005
A report on Canadian and American news media coverage of nanotechnology issues