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Molecular robot builds four types of molecules

By | 2017-10-01T09:26:22+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Foresight Kudos, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Research, Roadmaps, Robotics, World-Shaping Technologies|

Since winning the 2007 Foresight Institute Feynman Prize in Nanotechnology, Theory category, Professor David Leigh FRS FRSE FRSC MAE, and since 2012 at the University of Manchester, has continued to [...]

From de novo protein design to molecular machine systems

By | 2017-09-26T17:08:53+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Computational nanotechnology, Foresight Kudos, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Research, Reviews, Roadmaps|

A review from the group leading recent rapid progress in de novo protein design describes the successes, identifies the remaining challenges, and heralds the advance "from the Stone Age to the Iron Age" in protein design.

New Funding Opportunity from U.S. DOE

By | 2017-09-28T12:26:28+00:00 January 1st, 2017|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Economics, Energy, Foresight Kudos, Government programs, Meetings & Conferences, Memetics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Roadmaps|

A new funding opportunity from the Advanced Manufacturing Office, U.S. Department of Energy, incudes a subtopic on Atomically Precise Manufacturing

DOE office focusing on atomically precise manufacturing

By | 2017-09-28T12:30:17+00:00 December 31st, 2016|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Economics, Energy, Foresight Kudos, Government programs, Meetings & Conferences, Memetics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Roadmaps|

Longtime Foresight member Dave Forrest is leading DOE's Advanced Manufacturing Office in advocating atomically precise manufacturing to transform the U.S. manufacturing base.

Automated design of polyhedral meshes for DNA origami

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:45+00:00 August 7th, 2015|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Research, Roadmaps|

An automated design process folds arbitrary meshes to produce DNA origami structures difficult to design by previous methods, including more open structures that are stable in ionic conditions used in biological assays.

Google Tech Talk video by Feynman Prize Winner

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:47+00:00 June 24th, 2015|About Foresight, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Computational nanotechnology, Foresight News Articles, Future Medicine, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Open Source, Productive Nanosystems, Research, Roadmaps|

Designing and building spiroligomers, robust building blocks of various 3D shapes made from unnatural amino acids, decorated with various functional groups, and linked rigidly together by pairs of bonds, and a new approach to nanotechnology design software.

Preserving protein function in DNA-protein nanostructures

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:48+00:00 June 1st, 2015|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Research, Roadmaps|

Linking proteins to DNA scaffolds to produce complex functional nanostructures can require chemistry that damages protein function. A new systematic approach avoids exposing proteins to damaging conditions.

Science and technology roadmaps for nanotechnology

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:49+00:00 May 3rd, 2015|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Found On Web, Government programs, International organizations, Investment/Entrepreneuring, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Reports & publications, Reviews, Roadmaps|

A European Science and Technology Roadmap for Graphene, Related Two-Dimensional Crystals, and Hybrid Systems hints at the opportunities to be harvested from, and the need for, the development of atomically precise manufacturing (APM).

New scaffold for nanotechnology engineered from amyloid-like proteins

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:50+00:00 April 4th, 2015|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Computational nanotechnology, Future Medicine, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Research, Roadmaps|

Design and computational simulation of amyloid proteins of diverse functions from diverse sources enable the self-assembly of proteins that could provide scaffolds for diverse applications.

Atomically precise manufacturing as the future of nanotechnology

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:51+00:00 March 8th, 2015|About Foresight, Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Energy, Found On Web, Media Mentions, Memetics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Nanotechnology Politics, Productive Nanosystems, Research, Roadmaps|

A commentary over at Gizmodo argues that ideas about molecular manufacturing that sounded like science fiction in 1986 now sound more like science fact.