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ERIC Number: EJ941548
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 2
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-6811
Nanotechnology: The Stuff of Science Fiction or Science Fact?
Aston, Diane
School Science Review, v92 n340 p71-75 Mar 2011
This article discusses nanotechnology as a route to the production of new materials and provides a brief history of the evolution of this branch of materials science. Properties on the nanoscale are compared with those on the macroscale. The practical application of nanomaterials in industries such as communications, construction, cosmetics, energy, medicine and textiles is discussed. (Contains 1 figure, 1 table, 1 box, and 4 online resources.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A