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What is nanotechnology? What are some examples of nanotechnology? How does nanotechnology differ from traditional manufacturing?

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Nanotechnology can be defined as manipulation or engineering matter at the molecular state. It can be referred to the ability to manufacture items from bottom up to transform them into high performance products. Nanotechnology is expected to have significant impact on all kinds of industries ranging from pharmaceuticals to agriculture to manufacturing in general. Nanotechnology structures can be anywhere from 1 to 100 nanometer and one nanometer is one billionth of a regular meter, thereby making these ...

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How does nanotechnology differ from traditional manufacturing?