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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advantages will enable them to assemble a far wider range of molecular
structures than living cells have done. • Is there some special magic about life,
essential to making molecular machinery work? One might doubt that artificial ...
The long habit of living indisposeth us for dying. — Sir Thomas Browne CELL
REPAIR MACHINES raise questions involving the value of extending human life.
These are not the questions of today's medical ethics, which commonly involve ...
Whether in our air, soil, or water, wastes concern us because they can harm
living systems. But any materials that come in contact with the molecular
machinery of life can themselves be reached by other forms of molecular
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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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