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February 26th, 2004

Dismissing Drexler Is Bad for Business

Simon Smith: There's nanotechnology and then there's nanotechnology. While "nano" always refers to billionth of a meter - half the width of a DNA strand - there's a big difference between stain-resistant nanopants and Star Trek-style replicators. For one thing, the pants won't make more of themselves out of other clothes in your closet.


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