Environment, Health, and Safety

Bill Joy on steering the future to lower-risk

By |2017-06-01T14:04:34-07:00August 11th, 2010|Abuse of Advanced Technology, Environment, Health, and Safety, Ethics, Nanodot, Nanotechnology Politics, Opinion, Security|

Many of you will recall Bill Joy's famous article in Wired called Why the future doesn't need us, where he expressed concern about various technologies including advanced nanotech. Apparently he [...]

Don't miss the Open Science Summit, July 29-31, in person or live webcast

By |2017-06-01T14:04:35-07:00July 19th, 2010|Economics, Environment, Health, and Safety, Ethics, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Intellectual Property, International organizations, Investment/Entrepreneuring, Life extension, Meetings & Conferences, Nanodot, New Institutions, Open Source, Open source sensing, Openness/Privacy, Opinion, Public participation, Research|

The Open Science Summit on July 29-31 in Berkeley is looking better and better. Topics include OpenPCR, DIY biology, open source hardware, brain preservation, synthetic biology, gene patents, open data, open access [...]

Single-atom sheet of carbon clears arsenic from water

By |2017-06-01T14:04:35-07:00July 15th, 2010|Biosphere, Environment, Health, and Safety, Healing/preserving environment, Health & longevity, Nano, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

We can get a hint of the power coming from longer-term nanotech by seeing what is being discovered today on how to use some of the new materials becoming available. [...]

Open Science Summit to be streamed live

By |2017-06-01T14:04:36-07:00June 21st, 2010|Abuse of Advanced Technology, Environment, Health, and Safety, Ethics, Foresight News Articles, Meetings & Conferences, Nanodot, Nanotechnology Politics, Open Source, Open source sensing, Openness/Privacy, Opinion, Public participation, Security|

Not able to attend the Open Science Summit on July 29-31 in Berkeley, California? We'll miss you, but you can watch the conference live at: http://fora.tv/live/open_science/open_science_summit_2010 Put it on your [...]

Life extension: taking those first steps

By |2017-06-01T14:16:55-07:00December 28th, 2009|About Foresight, Environment, Health, and Safety, Health & longevity, Life extension, Lifestyle, Meetings & Conferences, Nanodot, Opinion, Public participation, Questions for Nanodot Users, Senior Associates|

Longtime readers know that we at Foresight would prefer that our members, and Nanodot readers in general, actually live long enough to experience the benefits of molecular nanotechnology personally.  In [...]