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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The vitrification process packs the glassy protectant solidly around the molecules
of each cell; vitrification thus fits the description I gave of the second stage of
biostasis. Fixation and vitrification together seem adequate to ensure long- term ...
Fixation alone does not seem sufficient; long-term stabilization of structure seems
to demand freezing or vitrification, either alone or in addition to fixation. Cooling
in nitrogen — to minus 196 degrees C — can preserve tissue structures for ...
... Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, Md. 20814) is pursuing the preservation of
whole human organs to allow the establishment of banks of organs for
transplantation; see "Vitrification as an Approach to Cryopreserva- tion,"
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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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