Big Things From a Tiny World

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A nanotechnology brochure developed by the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) that explains nanotechnology and its potential. For general public use.

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Objectives

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  • Nanometer-sized things are very small, and often behave differently than larger things do.
  • Scientists and engineers have formed the interdisciplinary field of nanotechnology by investigating properties and manipulating matter at the nanoscale.
  • Nanoscience, nanotechnology, and nanoengineering lead to new knowledge and innovations that weren't possible before.
  • Nanotechnologies—and their costs, utility, risks, and benefits—are closely interconnected with society and with our values.

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Funding: 
National Nanotechnology Initiative, US Federal Budget
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National Nanotechnology Coordination Office
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