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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They compare organisms with similar appearances (lions and tigers, horses and
zebras, rats and mice) and find that they give similar answers to the essay
questions in their genes and proteins. The more two organisms differ (lions and
Organisms spread as far as they can, then a bit farther. Some fail and die, but the
successful survive and spread farther yet. Settlers bound for America sailed and
sank, and landed and starved, but some survived to found new nations.
BACTERIA: One-celled living organisms, typically about one micron in diameter.
Bacteria are among the oldest, simplest, and smallest types of cells.
BlOCHAUVINISM: The prejudice that biological systems have an intrinsic
superiority that 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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