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View Resource Using Media to Explore Social and Ethical Issues in Nanoscience and Nanotechnologies

This lesson, presented by the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network, introduces the social and ethical issues of nanotechnology. In this activity, students will explore "possible social issues through case studies using popular films, books, and news stories. The lesson is intended to stimulate discussion about social and ethical issues related to nanotechnology as well as, in a broader...

View Resource A Nano-Introduction to Nanotechnology

A very small and generic introduction to the subject of nanotechnology. What makes nanoscience special? What is the history of nano? What can nanotechnology be used for by scientist and industry? What are the ethical and enviromental challenges?

View Resource Gordon and Mike's ICT Podcast: RFID - Bovine Jewelry or Barcodes on Steroids?

Gordon and Mike's ICT Podcast offers perspectives on the information and communication technologies (ICT) industries from Gordon Snyder and Mike Qaissaunee. In this podcast, Mike and Gordon discuss the implications for our privacy presented by, Radio Frequency Identification, a new goods tracking system which can be applied to anything from "pets and people to ballpoint pens and toothpaste." ...

View Resource University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics

The growing interest in the field of bioethics should surprise few people, as many of the issues in this field continue to be of broad interest to the general public as well as to academics in the areas of medicine, public health, philosophy, and a host of others. The Joint Centre for Bioethics at the University of Toronto is a place where this type of work goes on in earnest, and in doing so,...

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