Foresight Institute is a leading non-profit research organization focused on technologies of fundamental importance for the human future, focusing on molecular machine nanotechnology, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence.
For 30 years our research has helped speed the beneficial use of technologies and reduced potential misuse and accidents.
We spark research and innovation across multidisciplinary fields such as molecular machines, synthetic biology, and artificial intelligence.
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Congratulations Foresight Fellows 2017!The Foresight Fellowship is an exclusive one year supportive program committed to giving change-makers the support and mentorship to accelerate their bold ideas into the future. We invite people who care about improving [...]
Adding modular hydrogen-bond networks to protein design GalleryAtomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Foresight Kudos, Foresight News, Foresight News Articles, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research
Computer designed networks of hydrogen bonds allow programming specific interactions of protein interfaces, facilitating programming molecular recognition.
Nobel Prize in Chemistry recognizes molecular machines GalleryAbout Foresight, Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Foresight Kudos, Foresight News, Foresight News Articles, Meetings & Conferences, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems
Sir J. Fraser Stoddart, winner of 2007 Foresight Feynman Prize for Experiment, shares the 2016 Chemistry Nobel for the design and synthesis of molecular machines.
Atomically precise location of dopants a step toward quantum computers GalleryAbout Foresight, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Computational nanotechnology, Foresight News Articles, Machine Intelligence, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research
Precise matching of STM images and theoretical calculations provides exact lattice locations of dopant atoms, advancing the prospects for silicon-based quantum computers.
Our research seeks to encourage excellence, restrain recklessness, and create community aimed at the long-term flourishing of humanity and the biosphere.
Sixteen topologies of de novo designed hyperstable constrained peptides. Credit: Baker lab, University of Washington Protein design has been one of the major paths from current fabrication technology toward the goal of general purpose, [...]
Image Credit: 3DSculptor / Shutterstock.com The Foresight Institute was founded in 1986 on a vision presented by Eric Drexler in which the ultimate manufacturing technology uses a machine termed a nanofactory or nanofabricator to [...]
The structural formula of the rotaxane 1H3+. Above: The dibenzocrown-8 macrocycle circles the dibenzylammonium site on the left end of the axle, which had been protonated by the addition of acid. Below: With the [...]
Credit - energy.gov/science-innovation Longtime Foresight member, and since October 2012 Technology Manager, Advanced Manufacturing Office, U.S. Department of Energy, David Forrest passes along these funding announcements about new opportunities at DOE: Those of you [...]