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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 [...]

Chemical fuel keeps molecular motor moving

By | 2017-10-01T07:49:10+00:00 September 4th, 2016|Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research, Robotics|

Removing the necessity of providing several different chemical fuels in a series of distinct steps, a novel chemically-fueled molecular motor autonomously produces movement as long as the fuel supply lasts.

Structural DNA nanotechnology with programmed motions

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:52+00:00 January 28th, 2015|Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Research, Robotics|

Scaffolded DNA origami is combined with hinges of single- or double-stranded DNA to built simple machines parts that have been combined to program simple to complex motions.

Swarms of DNA nanorobots execute complex tasks in living animal

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:52+00:00 January 6th, 2015|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Research, Robotics|

Combinations of different types of DNA nanorobots, implementing different logic gates, work together to tag a specific type of cell in a living cockroach depending on the presence or absence of two protein signals.

Small molecule nanorobot walks through a protein nanopore

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:53+00:00 December 30th, 2014|Artificial Molecular Machines, Bionanotechnology, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research, Robotics|

Among the smallest molecular robots reported so far, a walker based on phenylarsonous acid with two organic thiol ligands as feet walks through a one-nanometer-diameter protein nanopore channel by taking 0.6 nanometer steps, by thiol exchange, from one cysteine residue to the next.

Recent cases of &#39accessible&#39 high-tech: Open source chips & Origami robots

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:56+00:00 August 22nd, 2014|Articles, Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Computational nanotechnology, Economics, Found On Web, Intellectual Property, Machine Intelligence, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Open Source, Reports & publications, Robotics|

Nanotech promises more commonplace access to advanced technology as material and fabrication costs fall and traditional barriers to innovation are removed. Examples are already being seen globally: more [...]

Biotech lab in the cloud lowers entry barrier to nanotech research

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:57+00:00 August 5th, 2014|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Investment/Entrepreneuring, Media Mentions, Meetings & Conferences, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, New Institutions, Productive Nanosystems, Robotics|

With biotech fundamental to several paths to advanced nanotechnology, a way to do biotech experiments in the cloud offers small groups the chance to quickly test their ideas.

Two types of artificial muscle from nanotechnology

By | 2017-06-01T14:03:19+00:00 December 13th, 2012|Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research, Robotics|

One research group working with rotaxanes and another group working with carbon nanotubes have provided two very different solutions to the problem of producing motion via artificial muscles at different scales from the nano to the macro.

Singularity University takes on advanced nanotech questions

By | 2017-06-01T14:03:32+00:00 October 25th, 2011|Abuse of Advanced Technology, Artificial Molecular Machines, Environment, Health, and Safety, Ethics, Future Warfare, Meetings & Conferences, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, NanoEducation, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Nanotechnology Politics, Public participation, Questions for Nanodot Users, Robotics|

The Singularity University Executive Program recently took on the challenges of advanced nanotech: Nanotechnology: How should we evaluate the environmental impact of human-made machines that are too small to see? [...]