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Saturday, April 21, 2012

Impact of Technology on the Environment

With the newness of this technology, there are many unanswered questions, including whether or not the benefits of nanotechnology outweigh the potential harmful effects on the environment. Nanotechnology is the use of engineered structures which are on the size of a nanometer to potentially up to hundreds of nanometers. 

With the newness of this technology, there are many unanswered questions, including whether or not the benefits of nanotechnology outweigh the potential harmful effects on the environment. With any new technology or product, care must be taken to do due diligenceand take a systematic approach to examining the effects. We don't want to unleash a product which we think provides a great benefit but then we find out we have poisoned ourselves, like our history with DDT.