Grey Goo

An all-consuming blob of self-replicating nanobots that could possibly be created. Used to illustrate a worst-case-scenario of advances in nanotechnology.

Articles on that refer to Grey Goo

Empowering the Really Little Guys By Glenn Harlan Reynolds
I, Nanobot By Alan H Goldstein
Top News of 2002 By Ray Kurzweil and Amara D. Angelica
Revolution in a Box By Mike Treder, Chris Phoenix, and Jamais Cascio
Molecular Manufacturing: Too Dangerous to Allow? By Robert A. Freitas Jr.
From The Enlightenment to N-Lightenment By Michael Buerger
Corporate Cornucopia By Michael Vassar
Molecular Manufacturing and the Developing World By Don Maclurcan

News Articles that refer to Grey Goo

Nanotechnology and Mass Destruction
BBC Airs Scaremongering Nanotech Documentary
HRH the Prince of Wales: Menace in the minutiae
Terrorist threat raises Lifeboat Foundation existential-risk alert level
'Grey goo' engulfs virtual world

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