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Andrew Maynard

Andrew Maynard is Director of the Risk Science Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.


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2020 Science

Will driving your own car one day be as socially unacceptable as smoking in public?

Taking on the complex ethics of emerging brain technologies

Navigating the nanotechnology risk landscape – pointers for early career scientists

A fifth grader (and up) introduction to nanotechnology

Elon Musk’s new master plan will take more than advanced tech to pull off


Articles
"#12: Bad luck and cancer; did the media get it wrong?"   Risk Science Center  (Dec 20, 2015)

"Should You Be Concerned About Gene Drives?"   2020 Science  (Dec 13, 2015)

"Politics Don’t Always Play a Role in Attitudes Toward Science Issues"   2020Science  (Jul 5, 2015)

"A Call to Proactively Support Women in Science"   2020Science  (Jun 20, 2015)

"Should indoor tanning be banned?"   2020science  (Jun 15, 2015)

"Is novelty in nanomaterials overrated when it comes to risk?"   2020 Science  (Apr 23, 2015)

"No New York Times, wearable computers couldn’t be as harmful as cigarettes!"   Risk Science Center  (Mar 23, 2015)

"Solving public health challenges through innovation"   Risk Science Center  (Mar 17, 2015)

"Dunkin’ Donuts ditches titanium dioxide – but is it actually harmful?"   2020 Science  (Mar 12, 2015)

"Responsible Innovation, and the (nano) entrepreneur’s dilemma"   riskscience.umich.edu  (Mar 7, 2015)

"Responsible development of new technologies critical in complex, connected world"   Risk Science Center  (Mar 5, 2015)

"Measles mortality rates – 2008-2011 outbreak, France"   riskscience.umich.edu  (Feb 5, 2015)

"Is novelty in nanomaterials overrated when it comes to risk?"   riskscience.umich.edu  (Feb 2, 2015)

"World Economic Forum highlights risks of emerging technologies"   2020 Science  (Jan 15, 2015)

"Bad luck and cancer – did the media get it wrong?"   Risk Science Center  (Jan 3, 2015)

"Could we one day 3D print Arnold Schwarzenegger’s brain?"   Risk Science Center  (Dec 11, 2014)

"New study shows “BPA-free” labels may increase risky behavior"   Risk Science Center  (Dec 7, 2014)

"A decade of uncertainty in nanoscale science and engineering"   Risk Science Center  (Nov 19, 2014)

"A Scientist’s Manifesto"     (Nov 17, 2014)

"Mapping global risks and opportunities in 2015"   Risk Science Center  (Nov 8, 2014)

Recent Multimedia
Toxicologists are Freakin’ Awesome!   2015-03-11

7 surprising facts about silver nanoparticles and health   2015-02-25

The science of “anti-vaccination” – a great primer from SciShow   2015-02-20

Five hot topics in Risk Science for 2013   2015-01-01

What we need is a Tom Lehrer-style Elements of Risk Song   2014-11-12

News
Andrew Maynard to direct the new Risk Innovation Lab at Arizona State University (Jul 10, 2015)