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K. Eric Drexler on the future of nanotechnology
"K. Eric Drexler of Oxford University discusses his latest book Radical Abundance: How a Revolution in Nanotechnology Will Change Civilization. Drexler, who has been referred to as “the founding father of nanotechnology” covers how society can conserve resources and make more efficient products through nanotechnology; how nanotechnology can solve some of the world’s most pressing problems; how this varies from what you’ve seen in science fiction; and, how we can improve manufacturing at the molecular level."
podcast  audio  nano  sci 
october 2014 by warrenellis
'Spincasting' holds promise for creation of nanoparticle thin films
"Researchers from North Carolina State University have investigated the viability of a technique called "spincasting" for creating thin films of nanoparticles on an underlying substrate – an important step in the creation of materials with a variety of uses, from optics to electronics."
tech  nano  sci 
march 2011 by warrenellis
DNA engine observed in real-time traveling along base pair track
"In a complex feat of nanoengineering, a team of scientists at Kyoto University and the University of Oxford have succeeded in creating a programable molecular transport system, the workings of which can be observed in real time."
sci  nano 
february 2011 by warrenellis

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