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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TECHNOLOGIES REVISITED Molecules matter because matter is made of
molecules , and everything from air to flesh to spacecraft is made of matter .
When we learn how to arrange molecules in new ways , we can make new things
, and ...
A single molecule isn ' t much use as a dye , a drug , or a floor wax , but it can
have substantial value if it provides useful information . The U . Brob team quickly
publishes a pile of scientific papers based on experiments with single molecules
Muscle fibers contain bundles of molecular fibers that shorten by sliding past one
another . In the stomach and intestines , the molecular machines we call
digestive enzymes break down the complex molecules in foods , forming smaller
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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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