Opinion

Are nanorobots and atomically precise manufacturing becoming mainstream nanotechnology?

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:51+00:00 March 7th, 2015|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Found On Web, Media Mentions, Memetics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Opinion, Opinion, Productive Nanosystems, Roadmaps|

The idea that nanorobots fabricated by atomically precise manufacturing processes are a likely part of our future, and that this is a good thing, is appearing more frequently, largely as a result of Drexler's recent book Radical Abundance.

What kind of nanomachines will advanced nanotechnology use?

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:56+00:00 August 31st, 2014|Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanosurveillance, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Opinion, Opinion, Productive Nanosystems, Roadmaps|

An interview with UK nanotechnologist Richard Jones argues that the surest and most efficient path to advanced nanomachine function will incorporate or mimic biomolecular nanomachinery rather than scaled down rigid conventional machinery.

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.

The potentially world-changing research that no one knows about

By | 2017-06-01T14:03:20+00:00 October 29th, 2012|Government programs, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, NanoEducation, Nanotech, Nanotechnology Politics, Opinion|

Too much reliance on opportunity-based research could significantly hinder scientific advancement. We have the ability now to explore the specifics of potential future technologies, and the knowledge gained could, in turn, add useful and possibly surprising priorities for research today.

Christine Peterson on current state and future potential of nanotechnology

By | 2017-06-01T14:03:29+00:00 December 21st, 2011|Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Economics, Environment, Health, and Safety, Foresight News Articles, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Opinion, Opinion, Questions for Nanodot Users|

When can we expect advanced nanomachinery to be commercialized? Will any technologies not be affected in some way by advanced nanotechnology?

Physicist and television host sees future for nanotechnology and AI

By | 2017-06-01T14:04:26+00:00 March 24th, 2011|Found On Web, Future Medicine, Media Mentions, Memetics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Opinion, Opinion, Productive Nanosystems, Questions for Nanodot Users, Space|

In a review of physicist and television host Michio Kaku's latest book, Foresight advisor Glenn Reynolds finds reason for optimism, but also cause for concern in the career choices of today's brightest minds.

Mechanical manipulation of silicon dimers on a silicon surface (video)

By | 2017-06-01T14:20:12+00:00 March 23rd, 2011|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Found On Web, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Nanotechnology Politics, Opinion, Opinion, Productive Nanosystems, Research|

UK scientists use mechanical force to manipulate silicon dimers on a silicon surface as a first step toward automated atomically precise manufacture of three-dimensional nanostructures.

Is policy uncertainty the cause of anemic growth in nanotechnology innovation?

By | 2017-06-01T14:16:46+00:00 March 17th, 2011|Economics, Energy, Environment, Health, and Safety, Found On Web, Investment/Entrepreneuring, Meetings & Conferences, Nano, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanojobs, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Nanotechnology Politics, Opinion, Opinion, Questions for Nanodot Users|

Will proposals to establish criteria for green nanotechnology foster growth of nanotechnology innovation?