Science and Technology Innovation Program
A Survey of Our Greatest Environmental Accomplishments In a recent article in the Environmental Forum, STIP director David Rejeski, presents the results of a survey to identify the greatest environmental accomplishments of the last forty years.
A major study published today in Nature Nanotechnology suggests some forms of carbon nanotubes could be as harmful as asbestos if inhaled in sufficient quantities. The study used established methods to see if specific types of nanotubes have the potential to cause mesothelioma — a cancer of the lung lining that can take 30-40 years to appear following exposure. FULL STORY
David Rejeski, Director of the Wilson Center’s Science and Technology Innovation Program, discusses the potential of 3-D printing and digital fabrication.
Helen Nissenbaum,Research Associate and Lecturer at the University Center for Human Values, Princeton UniversityRecent research articles by and other information about Helen Nissenbaum.
The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies has developed findNano, an application for Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch that lets users discover and determine whether consumer products are nanotechnology-enabled
The Wilson Center's Foresight and Governance Project recently convened game developers and policymakers to explore the application of computer games to challenges facing our public sector. The first "Serious Games Day" featured computer games that address issues such as government recruitment, first responder training, and budgeting.
An important article in the current issue of the Journal of Nanoparticle Research gives business leaders, scientists and policymakers the most comprehensive overview of research into nanotechnology's potential worker health impacts to appear in a peer-reviewed journal.