When technology jumps the gun

Wilson Javier Gonzalez-Espada's picture

The pages of history are full of cases when a new scientific discovery is commercialized without fully understanding the side effects or health risks involved. Examples such as x-rays, París green, radioactive materials, nanotubes, and genetically-modified crops must be carefully examined so that we can learn how to avoid deadly technologies.

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