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August 30th, 2010

Reducing Nanotechnology to "Vaporware"

Abstract:
Dexter Johnson: I have to confess to getting more than a small chuckle from a recent blog entry from Scott Lachlan, who reduces the entire enterprise of nanotechnology to 25 years of charlatanry.

The criticism takes two forms. In one, the idea of labeling the surface and colloidal science "nanotechnology" is a bit bogus. Secondly, the Drexlerian vision of nanotechnology he characterizes as little more than science fiction.

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