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January 5th, 2005
Top 25: Innovations
It is safe to say that the first words of someone who walks away from a car accident unharmed are not, "Thank goodness for the advent of nanotechnology [No. 21] and MEMS [microelectromechanical system, No. 11]."
Yet without the tiny silicon chip that sensed the impending collision, the airbag would not have deployed in time.
"The device that causes an airbag to inflate in a crash is a nanotech device," said David Kirkpatrick, senior editor at Fortune Magazine.
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Tawada CleanTech to show fabric duct and eco cool coating in MegaBuild March 21st, 2014
NEI Introduces Self-healing Anti-corrosion Coating for Zinc-Plated and Galvanized Steel March 14th, 2014
Cima NanoTech Announces Commercial Production of its SANTE(R) FS200 Touch Films for Large Format Touch Screens February 19th, 2014
Study finds long-term survival of human neural stem cells transplanted into primate brain April 23rd, 2014
High-Performance, Low-Cost Ultracapacitors Built with Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes: Future devices based on technology could bridge gap between batteries and conventional capacitors in portable electronics and hybrid electric vehicles April 23rd, 2014
Guo Lab Shows Potential of RNA as Heat-resistant Polymer Material for Nanoarchitectures April 23rd, 2014
National Space Society Congratulates SpaceX on the Success of CRS-3 and the First Flight of the Falcon 9R April 22nd, 2014