Sep 08, 2005
A new study released by the Wilson Center's Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, a project created in partnership with The Pew Charitable Trusts, reveals that while Americans welcome new potential life-saving and -enhancing applications promised by nanotechnology, they voice concern over its potential long-term human health and environmental effects and the ability of government and the private sectors to manage such risks.
Sep 07, 2005
SEPTEMBER 2005--Written by Chi-Chao Wan, from Tsing-Hua University in Taiwan, and Robert Rose, with Breakthrough Technologies, Inc.
Sep 05, 2005
Human rights activists from around the world are warning that the war on terrorism has had unintended consequences, giving governments leverage to clamp down on civil liberties, often in countries with little or no democratic tradition. As the United Nations General Assembly prepares to meet this month, these activists are voicing their concerns in public while urging the UN to make protecting human rights a higher priority.