The Doomsday Clock is an internationally recognized design that conveys how close we are to destroying our civilization with dangerous technologies of our own making. First and foremost among these are nuclear weapons, but the dangers include climate-changing technologies, emerging... Read More
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Nasu is a senior lecturer in law at the Australian National University, where he teaches international humanitarian and security law, military operations law, and migration law. He is the lead investigator for an Australian Research Council project on Australia’s legal response to the military and security applications of nanotechnology. Nasu is the author of International Law on Peacekeeping: A Study of Article 40 of the UN Charter (Martinus-Nijhoff, 2009) and a co-editor of Human Rights in the Asia-Pacific Region: Towards Institution Building (Routledge, 2011).
In post-Fukushima Japan, the authors review the recent shift in the nation's Japan’s nanotechnology policy and regulation, analyzing policy documents and government guidelines as well as interviews with prominent scientists and government officials.