July 1, 2004

Nano Arms Race

[via CRN] "What effect will molecular manufacturing have on military and government capability and planning, considering the implications of arms races and unbalanced development?"

It has been predicted that a sufficiently advanced and general-purpose molecular manufacturing technology could have a significant destabilizing effect on geopolitical balances of power. This must be explored. Study #20 on CRN's list of thirty essential studies relating to nanotechnology will examine these issues.

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