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August 15th, 2005

Nanotechnology and Mutation

Mike Treder: In another online venue, I was asked this question recently: Could radiation damage bring about random mutation of nanobots?

The answer I gave was: Yes and no.

Yes, radiation damage will occur. Is that a problem? Yes, it's a problem for the individual nanobot or nanosystem that is damaged or disabled.

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