The Standard | Reading, writing and robots
May 15, 2000
The Standard — May 15, 2000 | Steffan Heuer
The research community keeps coming up with tangible results to support [Ray Kurzweil's] outlandish claims, from respected labs at MIT and Yale to startups like Molecular Electronics in Chicago and the nano-adventures at Texas-based Zyvex.
News stories about DNA-based computing, next-generation chips grown in petri dishes and molecule-size nanorobots built from carbon atoms are in the headlines just as the race to decipher the human genome is drawing to a close.
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