Today we travel to a future where we get really, really tiny so we can tinker with the human body.
- Ainissa Ramirez — scientist, speaker, author of The Alchemy of Us
- Eun Ji Chung — biomedical engineer at the University of Southern California
- Inge Hermann — chemical engineer at ETH Zürich
- Raj Bawa — biotechnologist at Bawa Biotech
- Richard Handy — environmental toxicologist at University of Plymouth
- Lisa Yaszek — professor of science fiction studies at Georgia Tech
- The Size of the Nanoscale
- Nanotechnology is not simply about making things smaller
- National Nanotechnology Initiative
- The nanotechnology in your clothes
- Nanotechnology in cosmetics: Opportunities and challenges
- The Fantastic Voyage Trailer
- A new superweapon in the fight against cancer
- Progress in Nanomedicine: Approved and Investigational Nanodrugs
- The Promises of Nanotechnology: Will They Be Kept?
- Emerging Issues in Nanomedicine and Ethics
- Protecting new ideas and inventions in nanomedicine with patents
- Similarities and Differences between Silver Ions and Silver in Nanoforms as Antibacterial Agents
- An assessment of the dietary bioavailability of silver nanomaterials in rainbow trout using an ex vivo gut sac technique
- Fish Kill: Nanosilver Mutates Fish Embryos
- Nanoparticle silver released into water from commercially available sock fabrics
- Nano-silver in household products could breed new superbugs
- The effects of carbon nanotubes on lung and dermal cellular behaviors
- The bioaccumulation testing strategy for manufactured nanomaterials: physico-chemical triggers and read across from earthworms in a meta-analysis
- The biocompatibility of silver and nanohydroxyapatite coatings on titanium dental implants with human primary osteoblast cells
- There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom (Richard Feynman’s speech)
- A Brief History of Nanotechnology in Science Fiction
- The Diamond Lens by Fitz-James O’brien
- He Who Shrank by Henry Hasse
- Surface Tension by James Blish
- Microcosmic God by Theodore Sturgeon
- Engines of Creation by Eric Drexler
- Queen City Jazz by Kathleen Ann Goonan
- The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson
- Prey by Michael Crichton
- Brave new world or miniature menace? Why Charles fears grey goo nightmare
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Flash Forward is hosted by Rose Eveleth and produced by Julia Llinas Goodman. The intro music is by Asura and the outro music is by Hussalonia. The episode art is by Mattie Lubchansky. Amanda McLoughlin and Multitude Productions handle our ad sales.
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That’s all for this future, come back next time and we’ll travel to a new one.
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