TG Daily calls it an auto that repairs itself… sort of an autoautorepair… using nanotechnology. Well, no. The reparations are entirely cosmetic. Still, a wise guy once said, "It’s better to look good than to feel good." Whatever. Check out "Nanotechnology: An Audi that repairs itself."
Monthly Archive: May 2010
As I write this, we are a few weeks away from the H+ Summit: Rise of the Citizen-Scientist, to be held at Harvard University Science Hall, June 12-13, 2010.
Humanity+ is sponsoring an h+ Summit in the hallowed halls of Harvard University on June 12-13, organized around the theme “The Rise of the Citizen Scientist.”
I recently read an article on a DNA prototype nanofactory, and several responses to it by various futurists such as Michael Anissimov, Jamais Cascio, Chris Phoenix and others.
Tom Nugent is a busy man. When I contact him to ask him about his new company, LaserMotive, he tells me that he’s in the middle of some optical modeling.
We recently reported on a breakthrough in artificial photosynthesis. Now, new experiments at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and UC Berkeley have shown that photosynthesis uses quantum entanglement to harvest sunlight for electrochemical energy at near-perfect efficiency.
Yet another tiny computer? The press release from Michigan Tech asserts that it is “the first time a brain-like ‘evolutionary circuit’ has been realized.”