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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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Our work explains, exploring issues affecting nanotechnological companies, influencing their work, results and potentials.
Currently, reporting by the manufacturers is the only way to identify the "nano" status of the products, and it may not be a guarantee that any given product in the inventory contains nanotechnological components (Hansen et al.
15) Many nanoscientists refuse to take this claim seriously as it is extremely speculative, but the rhetoric certainly is there and even plays a role in acquiring funding for nanotechnological research.
The velocity of exponential acceleration (9) in technological changes, brought about the development of new, composite, smart, micro-and nanotechnological materials (10) which will bear significant impact on these reciprocal relationships.
And if little has been revealed about the impact of conventional chemical use over the past few decades, even less is known about the health effects that might ensue from recently launched nanotechnological methods.
Nanotechnological approaches like light-emitting diodes (LEDs) or quantum caged atoms (QCAs) could lead to a strong reduction of energy consumption for illumination.
Knowledge about excess electron transport in DNA has potentials for nanotechnological applications, such as supramolecular electronics.
40-42) Recent nanotechnological advancements in papermaking focused on cellulose nanocrystals, (43) and fiber or pulp treatments: the latter include fluorosiloxane-modified silica nanoparticle depositions for creating superhydrophobic fibers, (44) or cationic nanoparticle adsorption for photoluminescence.
While the nanotechnology industry is expected to produce large quantities of nanoparticles in the near future, researchers have been worried about the environmental impact of the global nanotechnological revolution.
Bahrain is set to establish a first-of-its-kind Nanotechnological Centre, which would supply ready-to-use products in the GCC that would be used in several areas such as medicine, motor transport and construction.
No doubt DNA's nanotechnological abilities will also be applied to making tiny electronic parts for a computer that could fit inside an eyelash.
Joseph Wang: Nanotechnological advances based on scanning probe microscopes and single-molecule nanopore systems represent attractive new approaches for rapid low-cost DNA sequencing.