Wednesday, April 30, 2003

Biomimicry, nanotech & robotics

Wait a second - when they talk about mimicking nature, are they talking about nerves or penises?

These folks bypass the design of humanoid robots, going straight for the insect world. Smart.

And New Scientist interviews Eric Drexler:

"It doesn't make sense to call for a ban on nano-particle research, because nano-particles are ancient and ubiquitous. These days nanotechnology is more a marketing term than a field and you can't do regulation based on marketing terms."

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