The ethics of being able to measure everything - an ethical perspective on the measurement conundrum

What are the ethical issues that emerge as our ability to detect chemicals in the environment around us improves? This week's risk bites looks at the ethical dimension of the measurement conundrum -- when our ability to detect stuff outstrips our understanding of what to do with the information. This week's Risk Bites team: David Faulkner (post-production) Andrew Maynard (all the other stuff) Risk Bites is supported by: University of Michigan School of Public Health. University of Michigan Risk Science Center. Click here to see more videos:

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