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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New Products : Today , we handle matter crudely , but nanotechnology will bring
thorough control of the structure of matter , the ability to build objects to atom - by
- atom specifications . This means being able to make almost anything .
nanocomputers — will give us practical machines with a trillion times the power
of today ' s computers ( essentially by letting us package a trillion computers in a
small space , without gobbling too much money or energy . ) The consequences
Today ' s surgery can rearrange blood vessels , but is far too coarse to rearrange
or repair cells . Today ' s drug therapies can target some specific molecules , but
only some , and only on the basis of type . Doctors today can ' t affect molecules ...
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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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