Nanotechnology, or ‘nanotech’ for short, delves into the realm of study governing the control of matter on an atomic and molecular scale. While this may sound uber-boring, the results are anything but.
The National Nanotechnology Initiative has put together a downloadable brochure entitled, "Big Things from a Tiny World." It offers an explanation of nanotech for non-scientists who would like to understand more.
Whether or not you understand it, nanotechnology has already contributed to some amazing products and processes, 50 of which are in the cluster below.
48 Nanotechnological Wonders
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Nano Tech Detects Bone Growth
Microscopic Alcohol Art
Scientific Smelly-Feet Cures
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