Eric Drexler has more Interesting Articles at Metamodern



Eric Drexler indicates in a new post that stiffness matters for nanotechnology.

Drexler also continues his discussion on stiffness of materials and different proteins at e-drexler.com

Drexler also has an article about molecular assembly lines and getting away with less programmability. In the comments, Chris Phoenix notes that it is easy to add a useful level of programmability and flexibility.

FURTHER READING
A 1996 paper that discusses the structural strength of meat.

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