Foresight Update 24

A publication of the Foresight Institute

Foresight Update 24 was originally published 15 April 1996.
Original Publication Masthead

Table of Contents

Foresight Institute Offers Feynman Grand Prize
NRL Surveys European Nanotechnology
European Nanotechnology Conference
Scientific American without the Science
"...One Very Large Step for Mankind"
Japanese "Atomcraft Project" Goals, Report
Recent Progress: Steps Toward Nanotechnology
    Protein and Peptide Design
Helical Bundle Structures
Self-Assembled Nanotubes
Redesigning hodrophobic cores
Catalytic Antibodies
Reactive Compound Immunogens
Aldol Condensation with Catalytic Antibodies
A Protein/Polymer Actuator
Diagnostic Techniques
Protein Crystal Growth
NMR Probe Spectra
Larger Scale Components From Biological Systems
Capping Microcubules
DNA Sequence
Ab Initio Calculations
Lego Assembler
Flipping Dimers
Nanotube Advances
Nanotube Field Emitters
Carbon Atomic Wire Emitters
Scanning Probe Techniques
Nanometer Scale Particles
Law in Technology
Media Watch
Web Watch
Foresight Upgrades Web Site
Upcoming Events

Original Publication Masthead:

A publication of the Foresight Institute
Preparing for nanotechnology
Board of Advisors

Stewart Brand
Global Business Network

James Dinkelacker, Ph.D.
Netscape Communications Corp.

Prof. Arthur Kantrowitz
Dartmouth College

Prof. Marvin Minsky

Peter Schwartz
Global Business Network
Board of Directors

Chairman K. Eric Drexler, Ph.D.

Director James C. Bennett

Director Ralph C. Merkle, Ph.D.
Executive Director Christine L. Peterson

Editor Lew Phelps

Graphic Designer Marcia Seidler

Media Relations Ed Niehaus/Lew Phelps

Office Manager Judy Hill/Tanya Jones

Membership Services Coordinator
Elaine Tschorn

Webmaster James Lewis, Ph.D.

Web Enhancement Project Terry Stanley

ISSN 1078-9731

Publication date
30 June 97

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