AVICENN (Association de Veille et d’Information Civique sur les Enjeux des Nanosciences et des Nanotechnologies), est destinée à favoriser les échanges entre les citoyens au sujet des « nanos ». Son objectif est d’obtenir la transparence et la démocratisation des choix concernant la recherche, le développement, la commercialisation et l’utilisation des nanotechnologies et nanomatériaux.
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By G Ramachandran. Imprint: William Andrew, 2011, 304 p.
The book will take a systematic look at nanoparticle risks within the paradigm of risk assessment, consider the limitations of this paradigm in dealing with the extreme uncertainties regarding many aspects of nanoparticle exposure…
By Christian Earl Henry Beaudrie. Thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy in the Faculty of graduate studies (resource management and environmental studies) the University of British Columbia canada. February 2013.
. This thesis investigates the challenges that nanotechnologies pose for risk regulation, and aims to inform [...]
By Christian Earl Henry Beaudrie . February 2013
A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of philosophy in the Faculty of Graduate Studies (Resource Management and Environmental Studies) the University of British Columbia Vancouver.
This thesis investigates the challenges that nanotechnologies pose for risk regulation, and aims to [...]
By Evisa Kica* and Diana M. Bowman . 53 Jurimetrics J. 11–56 (2012).
This article analyzes the potential and the legitimacy implications of the standardization activities related to health and safety nanotechnology standards. In particular, it explores how the regulatory activities of the nanotechnology standardization developments can be analyzed and evaluated from the viewpoint of legitimacy.
By Gorman, Michael E. & al. Journal of Nano Education, Volume 4, Numbers 1-2, March 2013 , pp. 25-32
This paper provides guidance on introducing societal and ethical dimensions of nanotechnology into the curriculum.
By Wang J, Gerlach JD, Savage N, Cobb GP. The Institute of Environmental and Human Health,TexasTechUniversity, Lubbock,Texas 2012
While we are taking advantage of nanomaterials and nano-products, they may pose a risk to humans and the broader environment… we suggest an integrated multi-faceted approach which includes an integrated regulation that is based upon life [...]
By F. P. García, J. P. Méndez & A. M. Bolarín. Autonomous University ofHidalgo State,Mexico
January 16, 2013
Full Length Research Paper
Given the absence of scientific clarity about the potential health effects of occupational exposure to nanoparticles, guidance is required for decision-making regarding their risks, hazards and controls. Identify the ethical issues that [...]
By Laura Bowater, Christine Cornea & Richard P. Bowater (University of East Anglia, UK) © Biochemical Society, December 2012
In this article, the authors critique science fiction film in terms of ‘reel’ versus real science, highlighting how it illustrates scientific advances that are important in nanobiotechnology, molecular biology and biochemistry.
By Matti Luokkanen, Suvi Huttunen, Mikael Hildén (Finland) Public Understanding of Science,February 15, 2013
The authors show that metaphors strengthen a policy-related storyline, while metaphors are rarer in purely descriptive accounts. The choice of metaphor frames the technologies.