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The “Open Source Nano Replicator Initiative” launched a $500 million dollar Indiegogo campaign to create the world’s first nano-replicator, basically a Star Trek-like molecular-level replicator.

“The goal of this project is to create world’s biggest lab to speedup research and build a replicator,” says the organization. “The goal of this campaign is to significantly speed up research on building the nano-replicator which basically is a 3D printer for atoms and will allow anyone to manufacture almost anything, for virtually nothing. If it is constructed, it will change the world forever.”