From science fiction to the halls of Congress, the promise and perils of nanotechnology have become big news. But just what is nanotechnology, what are its prospects, and how should policymakers and citizens think about it? Adam Keiper explores the surprisingly varied meanings of nanotech, and the implications of our growing control over the very small.
Ethics & Public Policy Center
The Nanotechnology Revolution
Published in The New Atlantis, Number 2, Summer 2003, pp. 17-34. on August 5, 2003