David Rejeski, Director of Foresight and Governance Project at the Woodrow Wilson Center and Andrew Maynard, Senior Research Associate, Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies at the Woodrow Wilson Center.


The world of scientific discovery now affects international affairs as never before. Nanotechnology, which essentially means building machines from the molecular level up, promises a revolution in the medicine industry and other fields within the decade. With its promise comes concern about undesirable applications and outcomes. David Rejeski and Andrew Maynard discuss the full range of prospects in the introduction to nanotechnology.