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

By |2017-06-01T14:20:12-07:00March 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 |2017-06-01T14:16:46-07:00March 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?

Nanotechnology-enabled quantum computing may fuel a security race

By |2017-06-01T14:24:23-07:00December 24th, 2010|About Foresight, Future Warfare, Government programs, Military nanotechnology, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanosurveillance, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Nanotechnology Politics, Opinion, Questions for Nanodot Users, Security|

Senior Associate Alvin Steinberg suggests that we portray the nanotech race as in part a security race involving quantum computing.

Why terrorists are often engineers: implications for nanotechnology

By |2017-06-01T14:04:34-07:00September 16th, 2010|Abuse of Advanced Technology, Computational nanotechnology, Future Warfare, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Open Source, Open source sensing, Openness/Privacy, Opinion, Security|

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 [...]

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 [...]

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