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Towards Indestructible Molecular Robots

Ilir Çapuni, Anisa Halimi, Dorjan Hitaj
2015 Conference on Current Trends in Theory and Practice of Informatics  
We study the fault-tolerance of the recently proposed nubot model of molecular-scale self-assembly, which generalizes asynchronous cellular automata to have non-local movement.  ...  For this, alternative models of computation are being looked for, molecular computation being one promising land to look for new models of computation.  ...  Given the probabilistic nature of the computation at this scale and the imprecise behavior of molecular elements, certain transitions would inevitably be faulty.  ... 
dblp:conf/sofsem/CapuniHH15 fatcat:o55twggslvhubfg5jbxop2xjkm

Actuation and locomotion driven by moisture in paper made with natural pollen

Ze Zhao, Youngkyu Hwang, Yun Yang, Tengfei Fan, Juha Song, Subra Suresh, Nam-Joon Cho
2020 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
At the molecular level, biological protein materials such as silk (7) and collagen (8) control their mechanical forces and motions by changing their molecular conformations in response to moisture.  ...  A subsequent decrease in humidity from below caused the 12-h section to bend inward and dramatically drag the left edge toward the right.  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.1922560117 pmid:32253309 fatcat:pzpigf343bad5kks3h6l77v7dq

Teleology and logical mechanism

Arthur W. Burks
1988 Synthese  
perfection, the whole moving toward "concrete reasonableness".  ...  For Plato the mind was an indestructible mental atom influenced by the Realm of Forms above, while for Lucretius mind was a compound of material atoms influenced only by other material atoms.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf00869605 fatcat:tseclaukfrge7lyrwt2mwwfc6y

From Enlightenment to Cyborgs

Claudio Messori
2017 OALib  
model that emerged from that war experience, and the enormous technical and technological developments that have taken place, paved the way for the creation of man-machine hybrids (cyborgs) and for the robotization  ...  Towards the Robotization of Society As scientific understanding has grown, so our world has become dehumanised.  ...  Progressive Techno-Scientism 4.0: Towards the Robotization of Society That is to say, if we humans are simply parts of systems -our skins not boundaries but permeable membranes, our actions measured as  ... 
doi:10.4236/oalib.1104033 fatcat:vsihufholjhw5aexqsx56jgoyi

The Dark Side of Desire: Nietzsche, Transhumanism, and Personal Immortality

Adam Buben
2020 The Southern Journal of Philosophy  
Establishing what Nietzsche ultimately believes about such a core transhumanist issue will go a long way toward determining how sympathetic he would be to the transhumanist cause in general.  ...  nanotechnology, informational technology, artificial intelligence, robotics)" (Agatonović 2018, 430) .  ...  psycho-physical capacities and functions in the way that specifically presupposes the application of non-traditional means, those of biomedicine (neuroscience, genetics, pharmacology) and those of technology (molecular  ... 
doi:10.1111/sjp.12393 fatcat:qk3czajk7vaklnme7wupanaebq

From Posthumanism to Posthuman Ecocriticim

Serpil Oppermann
2016 Relations  
Although robot technologies, genetic engineering, cybernetic mechanisms, and biotechnological developments indicate a speedy move beyond the speculative in alarming ways toward a more literal disavowing  ...  When borders between life and nonlife are so blurred, one feels compelled to ask the "question of what, exactly, is alive", as molecular biologist Lawrence E.  ... 
doi:10.7358/rela-2016-001-oppe fatcat:sgzvtqqhb5cgrm5va2m4scft34

Syllogistic Reasoning Demystifies Evidence of COVID-19 Vaccine Constituents

Daniel Broudy, Valerie Kyrie
2021 International Journal of Vaccine Theory, Practice, and Research  
At the microscopic level, for example, any natural process in that system moves toward disorder, or entropy, of the system.  ...  If designer humanoids and intelligent robots are to be the jewels in the crown of the Bio-Nano Age, will survival of the human fittest be the order of the Bio-Nano day?  ... 
doi:10.56098/ijvtpr.v2i1.32 fatcat:pumgqzemjfbctdik2irue7trrm

A Renew Microbial Degradation and Valorisation of Plastic Wastes Management in the Environment

Ashish Jaiswa, Dr. Shikha Kumari, Kumari Shalini
2022 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology  
Banning plastic luggage has been a key step in moving toward a sustainable society globally.  ...  Thinking about the synergism between those microorganisms will provide information for future endeavours towards the biodegradation of plastic materials.  ...  towards the general zero waste aim.  ... 
doi:10.22214/ijraset.2022.42812 fatcat:ahhnmc5kqzahvcf4dzcn67f6ue

The mosquito's umwelt, or one monster's standpoint ontology

Ian G.R. Shaw, John Paul Jones, Melinda K. Butterworth
2013 Geoforum  
Towards a standpoint ontology If Uexküll asks us to see the world through the perspective of ticks and mosquitoes, then the Deleuzian challenge is to go one step further: to see the world in its molecular  ...  Lacan terms them lamella, the monstrous undead, the indestructible Things that embody the terrifying void of existence.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.geoforum.2012.11.028 fatcat:wpp64mxzhjgpxeuzchha5pd6fu

Natural intelligence and anthropic reasoning [article]

P Slijepcevic
2020 arXiv   pre-print
will be compared and contrasted with types of intelligence explicated by four disciplines of biology, relational biology, evolutionary epistemology, biosemiotics and the systems view of life, not biased towards  ...  Margulis (1999) argued that bacteria are potentially an indestructible form of life.  ...  Given the abundance of the molecular material for life and the ubiquity of stable stars and habitable planets, the emergence of life is a 'cosmic imperative ' (de Duve 2011) .  ... 
arXiv:2001.01109v1 fatcat:fm77ocmpjvemtjq2jjix3ehei4

Aerosol Optical Thickness (AOT) mapping of Islamabad region using indigenously fabricated, locally-calibrated, economical sunphotometer and GLOBE sunphotometer

G. Raza, M. A. Ashraf, S. H. Qureshi, N. Sarwar, F. Shams, M. I. Shahzad, N. Yasmin
2019 Óptica Pura y Aplicada  
Although LEDs have spectral band pass relatively large (a few tens of nm), but they are cheap, virtually indestructible, and very stable over the time [20] .  ...  Some ground based aerosol monitoring networks e.g Global Learning and Observation to Benefit Environment (GLOBE) [9] , Aerosols Robotic Network radiometers (AERONET) [10] , and sunphotometer network  ... 
doi:10.7149/opa.52.2.51002 fatcat:gty4jpf3dffdnkb5g4louh55um

Promised future and possible future: science communication and technology at World's Fairs and theme parks

Susana Herrera-Lima, Daniela Martin Segura
2018 JCOM: Journal of Science Communication  
Entertainment, science and technology are strategically and spectacularly articulated in the pavilions of large companies: a robot and a human voice synthesizer are presented for the first time; home appliances  ...  through the intervention of science has its most impacting long-term expression in the feasibility of the design and development of new materials, produced from natural elements, the configuration and molecular  ... 
doi:10.22323/2.17030204 fatcat:ppls4734cra5jipvc7hmnsh7fm

A permanente relação entre biologia, poder e guerra: o uso dual do desenvolvimento biotecnológico

Maria Eneida de Almeida
2015 Ciência & Saúde Coletiva  
A report published in the magazine Le Monde 22 addresses some radical military projects that are creating robot soldiers with no human control and that are intelligent, restless and deadly machines.  ...  According to Varda Burstyn 21 , the great potential of this science, which is a frenetic race for fabricating unbeatable warriors and indestructible armaments, is found at the American Institute for Soldier  ... 
doi:10.1590/1413-81232015207.13312014 pmid:26132264 fatcat:zzxukezz2bgcveoni55m5of5xi

Nanotechnology-The invisible revolution?

P Kiran, T Kumar, Bal Tiwari
2013 Nano Science and Nano Technology Nano Science and Nano Technology NSNTAIJ   unpublished
Nanotechnology is a new category of technology that involves the precise manipulation of materials at the molecular level or nano scale of roughly 1 to 100 nanometres.  ...  technology, one can detect brain treating diseases like Cancer, AIDS, Alzheimer and many other harmful viruses etc. and this has also brought a revolution in the area of electronics by creating RFID robots  ...  These machine robots are able to detect the incidence of genetic mutation at molecular scale and hence, there is a chance to correct genetic disproportions to cancer.  ... 

Swiss Psychotropic Gold [article]

Knowbotiq, Nina Bandi, Et Al.
2020 Zenodo  
Yet art projects could work like cellular robots.  ...  Gold is indestructible. A giraffe is not. In 2018, the giraffe slipped into the endangered species list.  ...  Machinic Capitalism and Molecular Revolution, Vol.1, 2016; all translated by Aileen Derieg, published in New York/Los Angeles: Semiotext(e) / MIT Press.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5896740 fatcat:5nbkplmvrvhd7fconjtr4posze
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