The Detroit News – Advocates for the trucking industry are pushing back on proposed legislation that largely removes restrictions from operation of autonomous passenger cars but does not do the same for commercial trucks. They say innovation will be stifled at a time of rapid advances.
National Institutes of Health – The NIH has awarded grants to five teams of experts who will study the neuroethical issues surrounding the use of deep brain stimulation in neuropsychiatric and movement disorders and appropriate consent for brain research.
Nano and Other Emerging Chemical Technologies – The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published a report entitled Silver Nanoparticles: Summary of the Dossier. The Summary states that Korea led the testing of silver nanoparticles under OECD’s Sponsorship Program for the Testing of Manufactured Nanomaterials.