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Risk and potential of nanotechnology

There’s been a lot of hype but there’s certainly a lot of potential for nanotechnology to address some of the real issues that are facing us as a global society which includes access to renewable energy, making much more efficient use of the renewable energy sources we have, such as solar, wind, wave, also access […]

Posted by nano99 on December 1st, 2009 under Nanotechnology Tags: , , , , ,  •  Comments Off on Risk and potential of nanotechnology

Regulations in nanotech

It seems that testing and regulation is not keeping up with the fast pace of innovation. Nano materials have properties that allow them to get in the places in the human body that larger materials don’t. So if they get suspended in the air, for example, they can be breathed down and get very deep […]

Posted by nano99 on November 28th, 2009 under Nanotechnology Tags: , , , , ,  •  Comments Off on Regulations in nanotech

Why going nano?

Nanotechnology – the science of the very small. It used to be a science fiction, but now it’s a fact of everyday life. A nanometer is just one millionth of a millimeter-that’s how much a fingernail would grow in a second. More than a thousand products now widely available make use of the technology. Let’s […]

Posted by nano99 on November 28th, 2009 under Nanotechnology Tags: , , , ,  •  Comments Off on Why going nano?