“According to an article in ASME.org, nanotechnology “will leave virtually no aspect of life untouched and is expected to be in widespread use by 2020.” In addition, a policy paper by the NationalAcademy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) describes nanotechnology as modern history’s “sixth revolutionary technology,” following the industrial revolution in the mid-1700s, nuclear energy revolution in the 1940s, green revolution in the 1960s, information technology revolution in the 1980s, and biotechnology revolution in the 1990s.”
Genesis Nanotechnology – “Nanotechnology will change the way we innovate … everything. It will touch almost every aspect in our everyday lives from Nano-Medicine and Consumer Electronics to Energy Solutions and Advanced Fabrics.” http://www.genesisnanotech.com – “Great Things from Small Things”
*** This article (From Forbes) originally appeared on PTC Product Lifecycle Stories.
It is hard to imagine the size of a nanometer. At one-billionth of a meter…
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