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.
A list of the "Top 50 Blogs by Scientific Researchers" includes Nanodot among blogs focusing on open source and open access, academia, projects funded by organizations, and news produced by writers who research science.
An IEEE Spectrum podcast asks the question, Why Are Terrorists Often Engineers? The blurb: With terrorism back in the news, so, too, is a curious footnote: Of the hundreds of [...]
Longtime Foresight supporter John Gilmore writes: "I noticed a story that reminded me of something Foresight wanted to encourage in society. Wired reports that the CIA uses decision analysis software [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]