Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


Home > News > Evolution of the nanotech revolution

March 9th, 2007

Evolution of the nanotech revolution

Since nanotechnology was first used to develop the 'seed pre-crystallisation' technique in chocolate, many companies have been investing in the new technology to transform processing methods and product formulation.

Nanotechnology refers to the technique of controlling and manipulating matter at near atomic scales to create new processes, materials and devices. Given consumer scepticism, companies and regulators will have to be wary of their concerns in pursuing the technology.

Erich Windhab, a scientist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology's food processing laboratory, emphasises the need for caution in proceeding with introducing new products.

Windhab, is famous in Switzerland for developing a process during the late 1990s to prevent the greying of chocolate over time due to the recrystalisation of the cocoa butter.


Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers

Room temperature magnetic skyrmions, a new type of digital memory? October 8th, 2015

A quantum simulator of impossible physics: In the experiment, developed by the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country in conjunction with the University of Tsinghua (China), the atoms simulate absurd actions "as if they were actors in a quantum theatre" October 8th, 2015

Could candle soot power electric vehicles? New research shows candle soot can power the lithium batteries in electric cars October 8th, 2015

Discovery about new battery overturns decades of false assumptions October 7th, 2015


Porous Nanosorbent Increase Efficiency of Engine Oil Recycling September 16th, 2015

Nano in food and agriculture: Regulations require collaboration to ensure safety September 14th, 2015

Nanoporous gold sponge makes DNA detector: Possible new rapid tests for human, animal, plant pathogens September 6th, 2015

Nanotech could rid cattle of ticks, with less collateral damage September 1st, 2015

The latest news from around the world, FREE

  Premium Products
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More

Nanotechnology Now Featured Books


The Hunger Project

Car Brands
Buy website traffic