December 20, 2007

PEN Hosts a Seminar on Nanotechnology and the Media

On December 18, 2007, the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies (PEN) at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars hosted a seminar, Nanotechnology & the Media: The Inside Story, to mark the release of a new PEN study on mass media coverage of nanotechnology risks. Conducted by Professor Sharon M. Friedman and Brenda P. Egolf of Lehigh University, the study identified a sizable increase in 2006 over previous years in the number of stories appearing in American and...