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November 29th, 2005

Nanotech Today vs. Nanotech Tomorrow

Abstract:
Mike Treder: How do today's nanoscale technologies differ from tomorrow's advanced nanotechnology, sometimes called molecular manufacturing?

Here is one way to explain it: today's nanotechnologies use big machines to make small products -- by contrast, molecular manufacturing will use small machines to make big products. That sounds simple, but it is really a profound distinction.

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