Engines of Creation
This brilliant work heralds the new age of nanotechnology, which will give us thorough and inexpensive control of the structure of matter. Drexler examines the enormous implications of these developments for medicine, the economy, and the environment, and makes astounding yet well-founded projections for the future.
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The machinery of the T4 phage, for example, self-assembles from solution,
apparently aided by a single enzyme. ... CELL REPAIR MACHINES In short, with
molecular technology and technical AI we will compile complete, molecular-level
By working along molecule by molecule and structure by structure, repair
machines will be able to repair whole cells. By working along cell by cell and
tissue by tissue, they (aided by larger devices, where need be) will be able to
repair whole ...
Still, cell repair machines themselves will surely stir controversy. They disturb
traditional assumptions about our bodies and our fumres: this makes doubt
soothing. They will require several major breakthroughs: this makes doubt easy.
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Engines of Creation is a very good book to help the nonscientist get a grasp on the complexities of nano technology where we are and where we could go with it. While it breaks the information down to ... Read full review
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This is one of my favorite science non-fiction books ever. If you've enjoyed any of the nanotechnology in science fiction in the last few decades, it was probably informed in some way by Drexler's ... Read full review
PART om THE FOUNDATIONS OF FORESIGHT 1 Engines of Construction
The Principles of Change
Predicting and Projecting
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