And in a coming section on robotics, we will discuss the molecular machines called nanites—tiny, molecular-sized robots that will swim around in your body fighting disease, repairing damage, and alerting you to problems (and will likely dramatically increase the human lifespan).
Then the saint stopped speaking and looked around him.
Strong arms slipped around her waist, drawing her back against him.
This act he repeated until all of the nine tiny piglets were visible, and they were so glad to get out of his pocket that they ran around in a very lively manner.
She turned around so he could unzip it - which he did without hesitation.
Economically, we understand the world around us in terms of scarcity.
Many of the detached incidents and facts of our daily life pass around and over her unobserved; but she has enough detailed acquaintance with the world to keep her view of it from being essentially defective.
It's the same old wolf that has been skulking around here all winter.
Carmen glanced around the table, but everyone seemed to be more amused than disturbed... everyone but Señor Medena.
We read about it in vivid detail, from around the year 900, in the writings of the Persian physician Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi.
Again, the materials to build the car are abundant; their cost is high because of technology deficiencies around retrieving and refining them, not an underlying rarity.
On the other hand, if you take the forty richest countries, each person earns on average around $33,000.
Many very handsome houses and large soft green lawns around them and trees and bright flowers and fountains.
No attempt is made by those around her either to preserve or to break her illusions.
She fed the elephants, and was allowed to climb up on the back of the largest, and sit in the lap of the "Oriental Princess," while the elephant marched majestically around the ring.
It was of small dimensions, with a peaked cottage roof, and not much else to be seen, the dirt being raised five feet all around as if it were a compost heap.
The large table covered with books and plans, the tall glass-fronted bookcases with keys in the locks, the high desk for writing while standing up, on which lay an open exercise book, and the lathe with tools laid ready to hand and shavings scattered around--all indicated continuous, varied, and orderly activity.
"What?" she asked, glancing around to see what she'd absentmindedly done this time.
She jerked her head up and stared at him, letting the nightgown fall loosely around her body.
Alex retrieved her from Felipa and shifted her so that she sat on his arm, one of her arms around his neck.
Sitting her in her chair, she glanced around the table.
Then, on Christmas morning when everyone is awake, we lounge around in our night clothes while we open presents.
Dulce spun around and marched away from him.
He looked eagerly around, but saw only a squirrel frisking among the trees and a rabbit hopping across the road.
Then he tied a rope around his waist and said to his friends, Take hold of the other end, boys.
Mary looked around and saw Samuel Miller asking his neighbor for a pencil, and Samuel was called.
Though it isn't so much a time as a state of mind, historians plot the Renaissance as moving around Europe for a couple of centuries.
Once again, war raged in Europe and around the world and left sixty million people dead.
Via books, ideas became mobile—or as we would say today, went viral—spreading to other villages and other countries and to multiple places around the world simultaneously.
This led to the creation of large libraries all around the world—and this was a problem.
So he commissioned seven emissaries to go out to seven certain oracles around the world and on a predetermined day, let's say July 12, at a predetermined time, say 3:00 p.m.
He muttered unceasingly, his eyebrows and lips twitching, and it was impossible to tell whether he understood what was going on around him or not.
Barclay was riding almost beside him, and a crowd of officers ran after and around them shouting, "Hurrah!"
Bennigsen loudly criticized this mistake, saying that it was madness to leave a height which commanded the country around unoccupied and to place troops below it.
And the birches with their light and shade, the curly clouds, the smoke of the campfires, and all that was around him changed and seemed terrible and menacing.
The knoll to which Pierre ascended was that famous one afterwards known to the Russians as the Knoll Battery or Raevski's Redoubt, and to the French as la grande redoute, la fatale redoute, la redoute du centre, around which tens of thousands fell, and which the French regarded as the key to the whole position.
Having reached the knoll, Pierre sat down at one end of a trench surrounding the battery and gazed at what was going on around him with an unconsciously happy smile.
A shell tore up the earth two paces from Pierre and he looked around with a smile as he brushed from his clothes some earth it had thrown up.
Around the cannon the men moved still more briskly and busily.
Belliard began talking loudly and eagerly to the generals of the suite around him.
He could not stop what was going on before him and around him and was supposed to be directed by him and to depend on him, and from its lack of success this affair, for the first time, seemed to him unnecessary and horrible.
On the faces of all who came from the field of battle, and of those who stood around him, Kutuzov noticed an expression of extreme tension.