Merkle, Ralph C.


Merkle, Ralph C.

Ralph C. Merkle is an advocate of molecular engineering (nanotechnology), a science that involves rearranging molecules in order to create self-replicating manufacturing systems. Merkle was a research scientist at Xerox PARC from 1988 - 1999. He is currently an advisor to the Foresight Institute and a principal fellow at Zyvex Corporation, a nanotechnology company.

Articles on that refer to Merkle, Ralph C.

The Drexler-Smalley Debate on Molecular Assembly By Ray Kurzweil
How To Make a Nanodiamond By Robert A. Freitas Jr.
Molecular Manufacturing: Too Dangerous to Allow? By Robert A. Freitas Jr.
The Gray Goo Problem By Robert A. Freitas Jr.
Economic Impact of the Personal Nanofactory By Robert A. Freitas Jr.
Microbivores: Artificial Mechanical Phagocytes By Robert A. Freitas Jr.
Why Cryosuspension Makes Sense By Terry Grossman
The Vasculoid Personal Appliance By Robert A. Freitas Jr.
What Price Freedom? By Robert A. Freitas Jr.
Lifeboat Foundation Nanoshield By Michael Vassar and Robert A. Freitas Jr.

News Articles that refer to Merkle, Ralph C.

Mechanosynthesis toolset is important new step toward the nanofactory
Nanotechnology: Manufacturing as Extended Chemistry
Nanobiotech Pioneers Predict Nanomedicine Impact within Five Years
Nanofactory Collaboration website launched

Articles By Merkle, Ralph C.

It's a Small, Small, Small, Small World
Nanotechnology: What Will It Mean?
Book Review: How does the body react to medical nanodevices?

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