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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In science , the prefix nano - means one - billionth of something , as in nanometer
and nanosecond , which are typical units of size and time in the world of
molecular manufacturing . When you see it tacked onto the name of an object , it
If this means , “ These new technologies will certainly do more harm than good , ”
then we disagree : much good is possible , much harm is avoidable , and it would
be too bold to declare any such outcome “ certain . ” If this means , “ These ...
GUIDING MEANS MAKING MANY CHOICES Guiding a technology is a complex
task . It means grappling with myriad decisions regarding which applications are
beneficial and which harmful in such complex areas as medicine , the economy ...
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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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