Re: Submolecular nanotech [WAS: Goals]

Gina Miller (
Thu, 27 May 1999 13:35:52 -0700

How much of an immune system would we really need in the long run of nanotech? We would be way beyond the imagined extent of cellular repair. Gina "Nanogirl" Miller
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>"O'Regan, Emlyn" <> writes:
>Nanoimmune systems are of course a very good idea, and I would guess
>medical nanotech will be one of the first major applications (depite
>all the restrictions, medical technology is a very profitable business
>and the transfer from basic research to application is fairly well
>streamlined). Most likely they will be in place before the ufog, even
>if they are crude. However, dealing with debris in the lungs and food
>is already done by macrophages and their intestinal counterparts; my
>guess it is a good idea to design the ufog to manageable by them
>rather than assuming everybody will have a nanoimmune system.
>Anders Sandberg Towards Ascension!