There are risks and benefits for nearly every consumer product available for purchase. Learning about the risks and benefits of consumer goods, especially as it relates to nanotechnology and nanoscale engineering of products, will encourage audience members to research, question and make educated decisions about what they purchase and why.
Increase awareness that there are potential positive and negative impacts of nanoscale technology.
Nanoscale technology and nanoscale engineering is a people story.
To encourage the visitor to learn more about nanoscale technology and nanoscale engineering.
To explain the importance of being informed about consumer goods and their risks and benefits.
Developed for the NISE Network with funding from the National Science Foundation under Award Numbers 0532536 and 0940143. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this product are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation.