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  1. Dwarfing the Social? Nanotechnology Lessons From the Biotechnology Front.Linda Goldenberg & Edna F. Einsiedel - 2004 - Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society 24 (1):28-33.
    Biotechnology and nanotechnology are both strategic technologies, and the former provides several lessons that could contribute to more successful embedding and integration processes for the latter. This article identifies some of the key questions emerging from the biotechnology experience and summarizes several lessons learned in the context of constructive technology assessment. This approach broadens the range of social considerations relevant to the sustainable development of nanotechnology and emphasizes the need for developing social tools for nanotechnology innovation while the technology is (...)
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    Stem Cell Tourism and Future Stem Cell Tourists: Policy and Ethical Implications.Edna F. Einsiedel & Hannah Adamson - 2012 - Developing World Bioethics 12 (1):35-44.
    Stem cell tourism is a small but growing part of the thriving global medical tourism marketplace. Much stem cell research remains at the experimental stage, with clinical trials still uncommon. However, there are over 700 clinics estimated to be operating in mostly developing countries – from Costa Rica and Argentina to China, India and Russia – that have lured many patients, mostly from industrialized countries, driven by desperation and hope, which in turn continue to fuel the growth of such tourism.While (...)
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    Animal Spare Parts? A Canadian Public Consultation on Xenotransplantation.Edna F. Einsiedel & Heather Ross - 2002 - Science and Engineering Ethics 8 (4):579-591.
    Xenotransplantation, or the use of animal cells, tissues and organs for humans, has been promoted as an important solution to the worldwide shortage of organs. While scientific studies continue to be done to address problems of rejection and the possibility of animal-to-human virus transfer, socio-ethical and legal questions have also been raised around informed consent, life-long monitoring, animal welfare and animal rights, and appropriate regulatory practices. Many calls have also been made to consult publics before policy decisions are made. This (...)
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