Paul McEuen thinks really small

McEuen, left, with Alan Alda on campus in May.

Read a preview of a new Discover magazine article on Paul McEuen, the Goldwin Smith Professor of Physics and director of the Kavli Institute at Cornell for Nanoscale Science.

The magazine teases "Graphene and Nanotubes Will Replace Silicon in Tomorrow's Nano-Machines" with this: "Physicist and novelist Paul McEuen says one day nanobots will carry medicine through your bloodstream and rebuild your brain's circuitry."