The emerging fields of nanoscience and nanoengineering are leading to unprecedented understanding and control over the fundamental building blocks of all physical things. This is likely to change the way almost everything—from vaccines to computers to automobile tires to objects not yet imagined—is designed and made.
Obviously, any activity with such huge potential raises a host of ethical and social questions.
I thought so, of course but apparently it is not so obvious to everyone. See this strange article.