1987 Washington Post (Nexis) 5 July (Mag. section)
The greatest risk would be the possibility of a nanotech industrial accident, in which some bionic bozo escapes from a vat of chemicals and ravages the populace.
We can’t continue sending our robots and our nanotech molecules scurrying around to find out whatever’s going wrong and repair the damage.
Harvest of Stars (1994) 442
1994 Interzone July 23/1
The scars are gone, nanotech repairers of my own make certain of that.
The biotechnician’s natural predilection for the small and perfectly organized led them to invest in the emerging nanotech corporadas.
Necroville (1995) 128
1995 Interzone Jan. 56/3
After a utopian period in which cities were enlivened and reshaped by myriads of coordinated microscopic machines, nanotech plagues and information wars have decimated the world’s population.
Even in Tokyo, seventeen-point-eight of your markedly technofetishistic populace refuses to this day to set foot in a nanotech structure.
All Tomorrow's Parties liv. 224
The degenerate cores of the traditional stock markets are in free fall, the old smokestack microprocessor and biotech/nanotech industries crumbling before the onslaught of matter replicators and self-modifying ideas.
2016 SFX Magazine Nov. 119/4
A nanotech virus is transforming people into monsters.
My latest success! Nanotech wings. Emergency flight in a can. I am awesome.
Gone in Shuri (#1) Dec. (2019) (unpaged)
in Washington Post
Research HistoryAdded to OED June 2003, with earliest cite from 1987.
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