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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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 ...
Technology today doesn ' t permit thorough control of the structure of matter .
Molecular manufacturing will . Today ' s technologies have given us computers ,
spacecraft , indoor plumbing , and the other wonders of the modern age .
An object made of smart matter could do likewise in the real world : a box could
be stretched to a different size , then made rigid again ; a door in a smart -
material wall could have its position unlocked , its frame moved a pace to the left ,
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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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