Foresight Update 42

A publication of the Foresight Institute

Foresight Update 42 was originally published 30 September 2000.
Original Publication Masthead

Table of Contents

NSF Call for Research Proposals
Implementation Plan for National Nanotechnology Initiative
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Inside Foresight
Steps Toward Nanotechnology [On IMM Web site]
    DNA Actuator
STM Techniques
Will Serum Proteins Stick to Nanorobot Surfaces? [On IMM Web site]
UCLA Announcement Quickens Pace of Molecular Electronics Race
Molecular Electronics Corporation Update
IBM demonstrates molecular quantum computing
Commission Recommends Open Source
The Perils of Prediction
Bioethics and Nanotechnology
Nanotechnology Enters the Groves of Academe
Future Nanotechnologists Visit Foresight
Media Watch
Web Watch
A Primer On Immortality
Nanotechnology Industries Newsletter
Nanodot Update
Nominees for 2000 Feynman Annual Prizes Announced
Conference Sponsors Speak Out

Original Publication Masthead:

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

Stewart Brand
Global Business Network

Jamie Dinkelacker, Ph.D.
Hewlett-Packard Laboratories

Douglas Engelbart, Ph.D
Bootstrap Institute

Prof. Arthur Kantrowitz
Dartmouth College

Ralph C. Merkle, Ph.D.
Zyvex, LLC

Prof. Marvin Minsky

Peter Schwartz
Global Business Network
Board of Directors

Chairman K. Eric Drexler, Ph.D.

Director Glenn H. Reynolds

Director James C. Bennett
President Christine L. Peterson

Executive Director (To Be Named)

Secretary/Treasurer Paul Melnyk

Executive Director, Foresight Europe
Philippe van Nedervelde

Executive Secretary, Foresight Europe
Graham Houston

Director of Communications Tanya Jones

Director of Development Yakira Heyman

Membership Services Coordinator
Elaine Tschorn

Office Administrator Harriet Weiss

Chief Information Officer Carol B. Shaw

Webmaster James Lewis, Ph.D.

Web Enhancement Project Ka-Ping Yee

Editor/Graphic Design Richard Terra

Events Coordinator Marcia Seidler

Media Relations Ed Niehaus

ISSN 1078-9731

Publication date
30 September 2000

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