Nanotechnology: the Power of Small - Fred Friendly seminar television series

Power of Small Friend Friendly Seminar
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As scientists develop the ability to work at levels thousands of times smaller than a human hair, a new world of possibilities—and critical concerns—opens up. This three-part series created by Fred Friendly Seminars explores the social, ethical, and personal implications of advances in nanotechnology. Hosted by Peabody award-winning journalist John Hockenberry, each program asks policymakers, researchers, and activists to wrestle with difficult but essential issues that will impact the environment, human health, public safety, and individual privacy. Discussion guides and other resources are available online. 3-part series, 57 minutes each.

Three episodes:
Privacy - Watching Me Watching You: Nanotechnology and Civil Liberties
Health - Forever Young: Nanotechnology and Medicine
Environment - Clean, Green, and Unseen: Nanotechnology and the Environment

Host:
John Hockenberry

Panelists:
Privacy: Paula Hammond, Robert D. Atkinson, Keith Schwab, K. A. Taipale, Jarrett Barrios, Barry Steinhardt, George Nacarra, Anita L. Allen, Carie Lemack, Stephen Flynn, Alex Jones, George M. Whitesides
Health: Heather E. Whitson, Thomas Vogt, Robin Solomon, Peter A. Singer, Michael L. Roukes, Richard W. Murrow, Michael Goldblatt, Joel Garreau, Denise Caruso, Robert Best, Rosalyn Berne, James Baker
Environment: Maureen F. Gorsen, Christine Daniel, Sherri Kirk, E. Clayton Teague, Katharine Fong, Jennifer Scott Fonstad, Richard Denison, Kristen Kullinowski, Andrew Maynard

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Funding: 
U. S. Department of Energy, National Science Foundation
Owning institution: 
Fred Friendly Seminars
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