"Public participation in nanotechnology-should we care?"

CNS-UCSB Director Barbara Herr Harthorn provides a guest blog to 2020 Science on public participation in nanotechnology, concluding that, in addition to the political will to include participation as an element of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), there is considerable basis for asserting that public participation in nanotech R&D can be beneficial to the quality, legitimacy and capacity of the NNI.


Read the blog here.
 
May 4, 2010