Unbounding the Future: The Nanotechnology Revolution
Explains how nanotechnology--the ability to create new compounds by altering molecules--may eliminate disease and pollution, and revolutionize industry
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Loss of this protection subjects people to an increased risk of skin cancer and
has unknown effects on ecosystems . The new technology base will be able to
stop the increase in ozone - destroying compounds , but the effects would linger
Drugs often have side effects that can do permanent damage or kill .
Nanomedicine will offer alternatives to flooding the body with a possibly toxic
chemical . Often , one wants to affect just one target : just the stomach , or
perhaps just the ulcer ...
... ORDINARY EXPECTATIONS ( 1990 ) Nanotechnology will have little direct
effect on the world until it is well developed , many years from now . The
expectation of nanotechnology , however , is influencing how people think and
act today .
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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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