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Nanotechnology for dummies / by Earl Boysen and Nancy Boysen ; foreword by Desiree Dudley and Christine Peterson, Foresight Institute.

Boysen, Earl, (author.). Muir, Nancy, 1954- (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0470891912
  • ISBN: 9780470891919
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 330 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd edition.
  • Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Nanotechnology basics -- Nano applications -- Nanotechnology and people -- The part of tens.
Summary, etc.:
The world of nanotechnology is ever changing and evolving; this fun and friendly guide demystifies the topic for anyone interested in how molecule-sized machines and processes affect our everyday lives. The authors begin with explaining the background of nanotechnology and then examine industries that are affected by this technology. Aiming to educate and simultaneously dispel common myths, the book explores the many nanotechnology-enabled consumer products available on the market today, ranging from socks to face lotion to jet skis to floor cleaners, to name a few.
Subject: Nanotechnology.