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Thread #59418   Message #1529126
Posted By: Bunnahabhain
27-Jul-05 - 08:21 AM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
One of the now much publicised scenarios for nanotechnology is the "grey goo" catastrophe, championed amongst others by Prince Charles, of self replicating nano-robots that would annihilate life on Earth.
From the BBC.

Who are we to argue with a thinker of that calibre?

On the other hand, aren't nanobots a kind of spicey bar-snack for Freds? Problem solved!