Engines of creation
Focusing on the breakthrough field of molecular engineering--a new technology enabling scientists to build tiny machines atom by atom--the author offers projections on how this technological revolution will affect the future of computer science, space tra
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As bullets and blobs of glue would damage a machine, so radiation and reactive
fragments damage cells, both breaking molecular machines and gumming them
up. If your cells could not repair themselves, damage would rapidly kill them or ...
Even brain cells can still function when an inert waste called lipofus- cin (
apparently a product of molecular damage) fills over ten percent of their volume.
Powering repair devices will be easy: cells naturally contain chemicals that
shape and guide the growth of reinforcing fibers. Does abnormal clotting threaten
to block circulation? Then dissolve the clots and normalize the blood and blood-
vessel linings to prevent a recurrence. Moderate neural damage from stroke will ...
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Engines of Creation is a very good book to help the nonscientist get a grasp on the complexities of nano technology where we are and where we could go with it. While it breaks the information down to ... Read full review
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This is one of my favorite science non-fiction books ever. If you've enjoyed any of the nanotechnology in science fiction in the last few decades, it was probably informed in some way by Drexler's ... Read full review
Engines of Construction
The Principles of Change
Predicting and Projecting
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