• April 23, 2013

    Headshot of Dietram Scheufele

    We live in an age where new technologies hit the marketplace at a rate that far outpaces society's ability to engage in meaningful political debates about their ethical, legal and political implications. Synthetic biology, nanotechnology and Big Data are only a few recent examples of emerging technologies that have broad implications for society and policy.

  • April 18, 2013

    Dave Conz

    All of us at CNS-ASU are mourning the passing of our beloved colleague, David Conz.

    Dave was an Assistant Research Professor with CNS-ASU since its inception in 2005. 

  • April 11, 2013

    CNS-ASU booth at the Tempe Festival of the Arts

    On April 5-7, CNS-ASU participated in the Tempe Festival of Arts, showing off nano experiments and talking with citizens about the ways nanotechnologies have started appearing in our daily life.

  • March 28, 2013

    Speakers at the event
    Continuing the year-long series on the Nano City, the CNS-ASU Science Cafe held its March event last week entitled Power in the Nano City. The discussion focused on the issue of "power" in two of its forms: electricity and authority.
  • March 6, 2013

    Students and faculty discuss the presentations

    This semester, twelve graduate students from the Design School at ASU have been participating in a capstone course taught by Darren Petrucci of the Design School and Arnim Wiek of the Center for Nanotechnology in Society. This week they met in ASU's Descision Theater to present their progress so far, and to get feedback on their work with several ASU faculty. 


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