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First International NanoCar Race showcases molecular vehicles

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:34+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Foresight Kudos, International organizations, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, News, news, Transportation|

Six NanoCars, each a unique concept created from only several dozen atoms by one of six teams representing six nations, and powered by electrical pulses, will compete to complete a 100 nm course within 38 hours.

Foresight Institute Awards Feynman Prizes in Nanotechnology to Amanda S. Barnard, Joseph W. Lyding

By | 2017-06-01T21:34:14+00:00 April 23rd, 2015|About Foresight, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Computational nanotechnology, Foresight Kudos, Foresight News, Foresight News Articles, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, News, news, Press Releases, Productive Nanosystems, Research|

The Theory Prize was given for research into diamond nanoparticles; the Experimental Prize was given for development of scanning tunneling microscope (STM) technology.

DARPA announces new program on nanoscale assembly and integration

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:56+00:00 September 1st, 2014|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Government programs, Military nanotechnology, Molecular Electronics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, News, news|

Register by Sept. 5 to attend a Proposers Day webinar on either Sept. 9 or 11 to learn the technical objectives of DARPA's new "Atoms to product: Aiming to make nanoscale benefits life-sized" program.

US government report highlights flaws in US nanotechnology effort

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:59+00:00 April 1st, 2014|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Government programs, Healing/preserving environment, Health & longevity, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Nanotechnology Politics, News, news, Opinion, Opinion, Productive Nanosystems, Reports & publications|

The concern of the US GAO for a gap in nanomanufacturing is well-placed, but it is only half of the problem with the limited US vision of the impact of nanotechnology on the future world economy.

Upcoming Book Explores Nanomedical Device and Systems Design

By | 2017-06-01T14:03:11+00:00 November 21st, 2013|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Life extension, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, News, news, Reports & publications, Reviews|

A new book by Frank Boehm explores the challenges, possibilities, and visions of nanomedical device and systems design.

Know a young visionary who deserves a large grant? Deadline Dec 31

By | 2017-06-01T14:16:51+00:00 December 15th, 2011|About Foresight, Foresight News Articles, Investment/Entrepreneuring, Life extension, Memetics, Nano, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, NanoEducation, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, New Institutions, News, news, Public participation|

The Thiel Foundation is offering $100,000 grants to innovators age 19 or younger who want to skip college and focus on their work, their research, and their self-education—Deadline Dec 31.

Time magazine cover article on the Singularity, Ray Kurzweil, AI and nanotechnology

By | 2017-06-01T14:04:28+00:00 February 17th, 2011|Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Life extension, Lifestyle, Machine Intelligence, Meetings & Conferences, Memetics, Nano, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, News, news|

A cover article in Time magazine portrays the Singularity, Ray Kurzweil, AI, life extension, and nanotechnology as "an idea that rewards sober, careful evaluation."

Feynman Prizes in Nanotechnology Awarded by Foresight Institute

By | 2017-06-01T21:34:19+00:00 December 20th, 2010|About Foresight, Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Computational nanotechnology, Foresight Kudos, Foresight News, Foresight News Articles, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, News, news, Press Releases, Productive Nanosystems|

Palo Alto, CA - December 20, 2010 - The Foresight Institute, a nanotechnology education and public policy think tank based in Palo Alto, has announced the winners of the prestigious [...]