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Based at Cal Poly State University (San Luis Obispo), The Nanoethics Group is a non-partisan organization that studies the ethical and societal implications of nanotechnology.  We also engage the public as well as collaborate with nanotech ventures and research institutes on related issues and initiatives.


Summer 2010: Book Review - in Nanotechnology Law & Business

Apr 2010: Interview - Fritz Allhoff on our new nanoethics monograph from Wiley-Blackwell in The Philosopher's Eye

Mar 2010: New Book - "What Is Nanotechnology and Why Does It Matter?: From Science to Ethics"

Dec 2009: Feature Story - "Be All You Can Be: The Nano-Enhanced Army" in Nano Magazine

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Human Enhancement Projects

We recently released a report on the ethics of human enhancement, funded by the US National Science Foundation. Click here for the report and here for the press release.

On March 28-29, 2009, we organized a Human Enhancement and Nanotechnology conference.  Click here for the conference site and read our press release here.

Nanoethics Books

We are proud to help inform students, policymakers, industry stakeholders, and the general public on both urgent and distant issues with our pair of nanoethics anthologies.  Please click here to learn more.

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