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Nanotechnology

The technology that controls products at the atomic or molecular state. Nanotechnology has uses in information technology, heavy industry and energy.
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Nanotechnologists were using nanoparticles to make better, longer-lasting eyedrops.
Another constructive example of this are the ethical guidelines proposed by the Foresight Institute: namely, that nanotechnologists agree to relinquish the development of physical entities that can self-replicate in a natural environment free of any human control or override mechanism.
Halloysite's cousin, imogolite, is also proving popular among nanotechnologists.
Nanotechnology Safety Specialist: Trained in methods of hazard reduction for the new class of materials other nanotechnologists will generate, these professionals will combine hazardous materials/biowaste management and clean room design/management.
As more and more chemists call themselves material scientists or nanotechnologists, how can the CIC retain its members?
Nanotechnologists are attempting to produce objects in which individual molecules and perhaps individual atoms are placed in specific locations in a device.
Nanotechnologists foresee a second industrial revolution sweeping the world during our lifetimes as individual atoms are assembled together into thousands of useful new products.
The quest to revolutionize body armor has also been taken up by nanotechnologists, who are seeking the formula to new composites too add added benefits to SAPI plates.
It has great practical utility, and, if we take a closer look at the well-known technologies that we have been using, in some ways we have been like Moliere's character, nanotechnologists without knowing it--we have been applying some principles of this paradigm unconsciously.
The degree of structure in the nanometer range has sparked the interest of nanotechnologists in the processes governing diatom wall formation.
Such aims have raised concerns among people around the world who love freedom and unconquered nature - people who would never be heard if the nanotechnologists had their way.
Utilizing the ability to manipulate and order atoms precisely, the nanotechnologists envision a future in which all our tasks and desires--including eternal health--will be carried out by invisible armies of molecular robots.