Journal of Nanomaterials & Molecular NanotechnologyISSN: 2324-8777

Nanoethics

Nanoethics is an emerging field of Nanotechnology pertaining to the study of ethical and social implications of Nanotechnology. Examining the moral issues arising with Nanotechnology is crucial. Because of the ongoing controversy on the implications of nanotechnology, there is significant debate concerning whether or not nanotechnology/ nanotechnology-based product merit special government regulation. This is mainly to study on the accessibility of new substances prior to their release into the market, community and environment. As nanotechnology enables technologies in areas ranging from textiles and agriculture to medicine and computing, nanotechnology is implicated in a diverse array of ethical issues, involving everything from moral, environmental, societal to cultural aspects. Crucial case-by case ethical assessment for Nanotechnology is needed, as different nanotechnology fields, research programs, and applications have different ethical profiles. Nanoethics is aborning however a very important concern, if not however a completely developed enterprise, that must be maintained in conjunction with the progress of nanotechnology. Nanoethics encourages the skepticism and scrutiny needed to keep nanotechnology within the ethical and moral boundaries so this promising new technology works solely within the service of human flourishing.

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