Karl Marx on Nanotechnologies

Mark Baxendale takes a rational and open minded look at nanotechnologies for “revolutionary Anti-Capitalist newspaper Socialist Worker. The article highlights the age old fear, resulting from the perceived attempts to monopolise GMO’s by Monsanto, of who controls nanotechnologies, concluding that ‘if we are to maximise the benefits of nanotechnology, we should not leave control of this field to the “band …

Bangla Nano

Bangladesh is taking its first tiny steps in the nano world, with a little R&D starting up at the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology and Bangladesh Atomic Energy Centre. This article in the Bangladesh Independent gives little detail, but does a reasonable job of reviewing nanotech, from Democritus to Drexler.

Bigger Better Nano

The US National Science Foundation will be unveiling a $20m project today to “create public nanotechnology exhibits and educational programs for the public at US science museums.” A sort of a super nano jury. Of course demonstrating the nanoscale is obviously challenging, so the museums involved will have to be a little creative. Exhibits will likely focus on the products …