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Atomically precise location of dopants a step toward quantum computers

By |2017-06-01T14:01:36-07:00August 4th, 2016|About 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.

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Simulation of quantum entanglement with subsurface dopant atoms

By |2017-06-01T14:01:36-07:00June 9th, 2016|About Foresight, Computational nanotechnology, Foresight Kudos, Foresight News Articles, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Atomic resolution measurement of quasi-particle tunneling maps of spin-resolved states reveals interference processes that allow simulation of processes important for developing quantum computers based on atomically precise doping of silicon.

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Foresight Co-Founder to speak on altruism, nanotechnology

By |2018-01-18T10:59:52-08:00May 28th, 2016|About Foresight, Foresight Kudos, Foresight News Articles, Meetings & Conferences, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology|

Christine Peterson will speak on "High-Leverage Altruism" at the fourth annual conference of Effective Altruism, using reason and evidence to improve the world as much as possible, and on nanotechnology at the Singularity University Global Summit, the definitive gathering for those who understand the critical importance of exponential technologies.

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Foresight President to speak on Artificial Intelligence

By |2017-06-01T14:01:37-07:00May 10th, 2016|About Foresight, Foresight Kudos, Foresight News Articles, Machine Intelligence, Meetings & Conferences, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology|

Foresight President Julia Bossmann will speak on AI at the TEDxEchoPark "Paradigm Shift" event on Saturday May 14, 2016, in Los Angeles, California.

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Foresight Institute appoints Julia Bossmann as new president

By |2017-06-01T21:34:12-07:00March 30th, 2016|About Foresight, Foresight Kudos, Foresight News, Foresight News Articles, Nanodot, Press Releases|

Foresight Institute, a leading think-tank for transformative future technologies, such as nanotechnology, synthetic biology, and artificial intelligence, announced that Julia Bossmann has joined the organization as president.

Caltech celebrates ten years of Scaffolded DNA Origami

By |2018-01-25T13:09:20-08:00March 14th, 2016|Bionanotechnology, Foresight Kudos, Found On Web, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology|

California Institute of Technology is holding a symposium to honor Paul Rothemund's seminal contribution to the field of DNA nanotechnology: the research paths opened by the technology, and where they might lead.

Multiple advances in de novo protein design and prediction

By |2017-06-01T14:21:13-07:00February 14th, 2016|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Computational nanotechnology, Foresight Kudos, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Research|

New families of protein structures, barrel proteins for positioning small molecules, self-assembling protein arrays, and precision sculpting of protein architectures highlight de novo protein design advances.

Rational design of protein architectures not found in nature

By |2017-06-01T14:01:39-07:00February 11th, 2016|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Computational nanotechnology, Foresight Kudos, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Research|

Computational design of proteins satisfying predetermined geometric constraints produced stable proteins with the designed structure that are not found in nature.

De novo protein design space extends far beyond biology

By |2017-06-01T14:01:39-07:00February 3rd, 2016|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Computational nanotechnology, Foresight Kudos, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Research|

A fully automated design protocol generates dozens of designs for proteins based on helix-loop-helix-loop repeat units that are very stable, have crystal structures that match the design, have very different overall shapes, and are unrelated to any natural protein.

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