Glob­al Health Impacts of Nan­otech­nol­o­gy Law: A Tool for Stake­hold­er Engagement 

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January 1, 2013

Nan­otech­nol­o­gy: new sci­ence promis­ing new med­i­cine to cure ancient dis­eases, strong pack­ag­ing to pro­tect goods, and safer cheap­er con­sumer prod­ucts for every­body! Small things add up: nan­otech­nol­o­gy-using prod­ucts rep­re­sent tril­lions of dol­lars. Prod­ucts apply­ing nan­otech­nol­o­gy have been mar­ket­ed world­wide for over a decade; whether peo­ple know it or not. Glob­al impacts of nan­otech­nol­o­gy on health, wealth, and dai­ly life can trans­form any­thing – from vac­cines and tele­phones to dri­ver­less cars with strong tires and bio­elec­tron­ic secu­ri­ty sys­tems not yet imag­ined. Food pack­ag­ing trans­port and new foods — even kosher food is involved in nan­otech­nol­o­gy! Thus the self-reg­u­lat­ed multi­bil­lion dol­lar Kosher food indus­try is at a cross­roads: either new foods will evolve regard­less of kosher stan­dards or nan­otech­nolo­gies applied on an even greater mass scale can enable peo­ple to have kosher food every­where around the world! How can the ben­e­fits of nan­otech­nol­o­gy be real­ized while reduc­ing risk to pub­lic health? Glob­al Health Impacts of Nan­otech­nol­o­gy Law is an easy read and a good read that opens the doors of intel­lec­tu­al curios­i­ty to reveal an amaz­ing STEM adventure!

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