Perspectives in Nanotechnology

Series Editor: Louis Hornyak

  • Bacterial NanoCellulose

    A Sophisticated Multifunctional Material

    Edited by Miguel Gama, Paul Gatenholm, Dieter Klemm

    Bacterial nanocellulose (BNC) is an emerging nanomaterial with unique properties produced by several species of ubiquitous fermentation bacteria, most importantly Gluconacetobacter xylinus, previously known as Acetobacter xylinum. BNC has been used for a variety of commercial applications including…

    Hardback – 2012-11-13
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  • Nanotechnology

    Health and Environmental Risks, Second Edition

    By Jo Anne Shatkin

    Should you adopt nanotechnology? If you have already adopted it, what do you need to know? What are the risks? Nanomaterials and nanotechnologies are revolutionizing the ways we treat disease, produce energy, manufacture products, and attend to our daily wants and needs. To continue to capture the…

    Paperback – 2012-11-12
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  • Nanotechnology Intellectual Property Rights

    Research, Design, and Commercialization

    By Prabuddha Ganguli, Siddharth Jabade

    "We need to seamlessly integrate IPR in the standard graduate/post graduate courses in science, technology, commerce, creative arts, etc., without over burdening the students with law"—Dr Prabuddha Ganguli, CEO, VISION-IPRNanotechnology Intellectual Property Rights: Research, Design, and…

    Paperback – 2012-06-25
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  • Nanotechnology and Global Sustainability

    Edited by Donald Maclurcan, Natalia Radywyl

    The rise of collaborative consumption, peer-to-peer systems, and not-for-profit social enterprise heralds the emergence of a new era of human collectivity. Increasingly, this consolidation stems from an understanding that big-banner issues—such as climate change—are not the root causes of our…

    Paperback – 2011-12-12
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  • Nanotechnology and the Public

    Risk Perception and Risk Communication

    By Susanna Hornig Priest

    From nuclear power to gene therapy to the automobile, history shows that it is useful to encourage and facilitate public discussion about new technologies and their potential dangers. Part of the series Perspectives in Nanotechnology, Nanotechnology and the Public: Risk Perception and Risk…

    Paperback – 2011-09-12
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  • Medical Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine

    By Harry F. Tibbals

    Considering the fluid nature of nano breakthroughs—and the delicate balance between benefits and consequences as they apply to medicine—readers at all levels require a practical, understandable base of information about these developments to take greatest advantage of them. Medical Nanotechnology…

    Paperback – 2010-09-29
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  • Nanotechnology

    The Business

    By Michael T. Burke

    For the new nanotechnology entrepreneur, starting up a venture requires concise navigation through a sea of developmental red tape. This predicament is true of any startup, nano or not, but is particularly exacerbated by the fact that nanotechnology is a new and potentially disruptive technology. A…

    Paperback – 2008-09-29
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  • Nanotechnology

    Ethics and Society

    By Deb Bennett-Woods

    From manufacturing to medicine, nanotechnology implies revolutionary change. However, the sweeping changes wrought by a technological advance of this magnitude are likely to come at a price that includes unforeseen environmental impact, disruptions in industry, displacement of workers, and deeply…

    Paperback – 2008-04-29
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  • Nanotechnology

    Legal Aspects

    By Patrick M. Boucher

    Existing laws have a generality that permits them to be applied to nanotechnology, but eventually it will be necessary to generate legislation targeted to issues specific to nanotechnology. As nanotechnology continues to develop into commercially viable products, legal doctrines are increasingly…

    Paperback – 2008-03-28
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