Tool or instrument designed to inflict harm or death in order to protect the user or allow the user to inflict injury.

Articles on that refer to Weapon

Lifeboat Foundation Nanoshield By Michael Vassar and Robert A. Freitas Jr.
Top News of 2002 By Ray Kurzweil and Amara D. Angelica
The Pace and Proliferation of Biological Technologies By Rob Carlson
Testimony of Ray Kurzweil on the Societal Implications of Nanotechnology By Ray Kurzweil
Safe Utilization of Advanced Nanotechnology By Chris Phoenix and Mike Treder
Molecular Manufacturing: Start Planning By Chris Phoenix
Empowering the Really Little Guys By Glenn Harlan Reynolds
Revolution in a Box By Mike Treder, Chris Phoenix, and Jamais Cascio
What Price Freedom? By Robert A. Freitas Jr.
Molecular Manufacturing: Societal Implications of Advanced Nanotechnology By Christine Peterson

News Articles that refer to Weapon

US looks to create robo-soldier
Report from from 'The Future of Life' conference
In the Skies Over Iraq, Silent Observers Become Futuristic Weapons
Warfare at the speed of light
Is This What War Will Come To?
Ex-CIA chief warns of EMP nuke threat
Recipe for Destruction
The bioweapon is in the post
Biowar for Dummies
Google's not-so-very-secret weapon

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