NPR's Science Friday Nanotechnology Podcasts

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Host Ira Flatow focuses on various nano related topics and issues. Podcasts are available to stream from the Scince Friday website. Available episodes cover recent developments and directions for research in the fields of nanomaterials and nanotechnology. Topics include, imaging at the nanoscale, buckyballs, graphene, nanomedicine, computing, fibers, and electonics.

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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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Noyce Foundation, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, NSF
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NPR's Science Friday
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