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 that world , cancer follows polio , petroleum follows whale oil , and industrial
technology follows chipped flint — all healed or replaced . Old problems vanish ,
new problems appear : down the road are many alternative worlds , some fit to
In retrospect , the wholesale replacement of twentieth - century technologies will
surely be seen as a technological revolution ... And molecular manufacturing won
' t come trickling out of conventional factories as computers did : it will replace ...
Individual cells contain a dynamic pattern of molecules made of components that
can break down but can also be replaced . Some molecular machines in the cell
specialize in digesting molecules that show signs of damage , allowing them to ...
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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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