Nanotechnology refers to a fiel of applied science and technology whose theme is the control of matter on the atomic and molecular scale, generally 100 nanometers or smaller, and the fabrication of devices or materials that lie within that size range.

Trivia about nanotechnology

  • (Kelly of the Clue Crew shows a hair under a magnifying glass in the chemistry lab.) This technology of endless possibilities has been defined as using structures less than one-thousandth the width of a hair
  • This new field of science whose name in part means "billionth" constructs superminiature devices