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June 9th, 2004

Leading nanotech experts put 'grey goo' in perspective

A paper published today in the journal Nanotechnology warns that fear of runaway self-replicating machines diverts attention away from other more serious risks of molecular manufacturing. The paper, “Safe Exponential Manufacturing,” published by the Institute of Physics, was written by Chris Phoenix, Director of Research at the Center for Responsible Nanotechnology (CRN), and Dr. K. Eric Drexler, a pioneering nanotechnology theorist and founder of the Foresight Institute. (more on earlier article) more


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