Unbounding the Future: The Nanotechnology Revolution
A comprehensive, easy-to-understand handbook that explains what nanotechnology is and how it will revolutionize life in the future. The world's leading expert in the field, Drexler also examines the spectacular accomplishments that might result from a breakthrough: elimination of disease and pollution. 20 illustrations.
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As protein chemist Bill DeGrado notes , “ Probably the first use you may see
would be in diagnostics : being able to take a tiny amount of blood from
somebody , just a pinprick , and diagnose for a hundred different things .
Biological systems ...
Roving medical nanomachines , though , will be able to hunt down invaders
throughout the body and eliminate them entirely . ELIMINATING INVADERS
Cancers are a prime example . The immune system recognizes and eliminates
They will be able not only to remove viral genes , but to repair chemical and
radiation - caused damage to the cell ' s own genes . Advanced cell - surgery
devices would be able to repair cells almost regardless of their initial state of
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More speculation on the implications of nanotechnology—the manufacture of objects from the atoms up—that is likely, say the authors, to profoundly alter within our lifetimes the course of modern ... Read full review
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Nanotechnology sounds like a fantasy straight out of Star Wars , but then 50 years ago so did many of the things that we take for granted today--space exploration, computer chips, organ transplants ... Read full review
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