Nanotechnology

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A New Continent of Ideas

While a new technology called virtual reality" is still at the "ground floor" level one of its basic components 3D computer graphics is already in wide commercial use and expanding. Other components that permit a human operator to "virtually" explore an artificial environment and to interact with...
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A New Cure for Medical Errors

In May 2000, senior officials of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and NASA signed an agreement that would commit the two agencies to create the Patient Safety Reporting System (PSRS) to report: events or situations that could have resulted in accident, injury, or illness, but did not,...

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