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CentrePiece article
Science Fiction or the Wave of the Future?
Alison Geldart, Richard Jones and Stephen Wood
October 2003
Paper No' CEPCP151:
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CentrePiece 8 (3) Autumn 2003

Nanotechnology is seen by some as a dehumanising threat and by others as promising almost limitless benefits. Stephen Wood, Richard Jones and Alison Geldart argue that we need urgently to get to grips with its real implications.

Stephen Wood, Richard Jones and Alison Geldart are authors of The Social and Economic Challenges of Nanotechnology, ESRC Report
This paper has been published as:
Stephen Wood, Richard Jones and Alison Geldart 'The Social and Economic Challenges of Nanotechnology', an ESRC Special Report explaining what nanotechnology is and where it comes from as well as its existing and potential consequences.
This paper has been published as:
'Nanotechnology: from the science to the social' - This 2007 report is the follow-up to 'The Social and Economic Challenges of Nanotechnology', published in 2003. The report had a world-wide impact, identifying important issues for research and society.