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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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* What sort of jobs or tasks do you think a nanoscientist would do when they are working?
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Liang, Jung and other nanoscientists are coming up with a new way to build really small things without the need for such high heat and without the help of the expensive robots.
Nanoscientists manipulate materials at what is called the nanoscale, from about 1 to 100 nanometers.
Colleges and departments are experimenting in educating truly interdisciplinary nanoscientists and engineers, with new courses, lab rotations, and two or more faculty mentors in different disciplines.
Some nanoscientists wonder how safe it is to move forward with a radical technology that's not yet fully understood.
Although existing nanoscale products like powders, coatings and crystals are lucrative (and stimulate a race for new patents), the true breakthrough will occur when nanoscientists can encourage directed self-assembly at the nanoscale, and when so-called universal assemblers are developed.