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June 24th, 2007

The science of small things

Abstract:
At the moment nanotechnology exists almost exclusively in the laboratory. But it has the potential to revolutionise our lives.

Nanotechnology aims to manipulate and control these particles to create novel structures with unique properties, and promises huge advances in manufacturing, medicine and computing.

In the not-so-distant future, a terabit of data - equivalent to 10 hours of fine quality uncompressed video - will be stored on an area the size of a postage stamp.

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