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News archive - 2012

Monday, May 14, 2012

Nano 101

Nano 101

Tiny titans – the future is nano


By Patricia Bow, University of Waterloo Magazine

Nanotechnology. It’s so hot it sizzles. Even distinguished scientists discussing the potential impact of this new technology sound like excited children on Christmas morning.

"Nanotechnology has given us the tools to play with the ultimate toy box of nature–atoms and molecules," says Nobel laureate Horst Stormer.

Everything is made from it. The possibilities to create new things appear limitless.

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