From ironcircus Via Waxy.org Links : Q: Was Darwin wrong? A: NO. “Yes, it can be measured in the laboratory. Shut up. Yes, there is fossil evidence. Shut up. No, no one claims we evolved from present-day apes. Shut up. Continue reading National Geographic on Evolution :Was Darwin Wrong?
From The New York Times (registration required; or use bugmenot.com) talks about NanoTech and that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has announced a new registration category just for nanotechnology inventions (Class 977). Also this definition of things Nano-tech Continue reading Tiny Ideas Coming of Age
Via ComputerWorld Grazing the Nanograss : a bed of upright silicon posts a thousand times thinner than a human hair. Apllications inculde: Improved Battaries; Heat sinks for computer processors and other devices; Liquid lenses; Liquid photonics. “Nanograss is an important Continue reading Nanograss
Wired posted from their September 2004 print issue :Wired 12.09: Let a Thousand Reactors Bloom, about pebble-bed based nuclear reactors, that are safer that liquid based one, and scale differently too. More info here And on a related note: Roland Continue reading Let a Thousand Reactors Bloom, not boom!
Via Howard Lovy’s excellent NanoBot comes a link to BBC : Myths and realities of nano futures which set a more measured tone about where the use of these technologies and techniques are today without some of the typical cheerleading Continue reading Myths and realities of nano futures