90 Nanomedicine 8) Merkle, Ralph C & Parker, Eric G & Skidmore, George D; “Method and system for self-replicating manufacturing stations,” in: United States Patent No. 6,510,359, 21 January 2003 9) Freitas Jr., Robert A & Merkle, Ralph C; Kinematic Self- Replicating Machines (2004) Landes Bioscience; In press 10) Figure 15. An artificial red cell – the respirocyte [41]. Designer Robert A. Freitas Jr. ©1999 Forrest Bishop. Used with permission. http://www.foresight.org/Nanomedicine/ Gallery/Species/Respirocytes.html 11) Lawrence Fields & Jillian Rose; “Animation of a respi- rocyte (an artificial red blood cell) being injected into the bloodstream,” in: PBS documentary “Beyond Human,” air date 15 May 2001, Phlesch Bubble Productions website; http://www.phleschbubble.com/album/beyondhuman/respi- rocyte01.htm 12) A brief summary description may be found at: Robert A. Freitas Jr., “Microbivores: Artificial Mechanical Phagocytes,” Foresight Update, No. 44, 31 March 2001, pg. 11–13; http://www.imm.org/Reports/Rep025.html. 13) The full technical paper is at: Freitas Jr., Robert A; “Microbivores: Artificial Mechanical Phagocytes using Digest and Discharge Protocol,” in: Zyvex preprint (2001) 14) Freitas Jr. Robert A; website; http://www.rfreitas.com/ Nano/Microbivores.htm 15) Images available at Nanomedicine Art Gallery, Foresight Institute website: http://www.foresight.org/Nanomedicine/ Gallery/Species/Microbivores.html