Wikipedia Definition & Overview – Nanotechnology
Nanotechnology (sometimes shortened to “nanotech”) is the manipulation of matter on an atomic and molecular scale. Generally, nanotechnology works with materials, devices, and other structures with at least one dimension sized from 1 to 100 nanometres.
How Nanotechnology Works
Basic introduction to nanotechnology and how it works.
International Institute for Nanotechnology
the International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN) at Northwestern University is a global hub of excellence in the field and currently represents and unites over $600 million in nanotechnology research, educational programs, and supporting infrastructure.
International Journal of Nanotechnology
JNT offers a multidisciplinary source of information in all subjects and topics related to Nanotechnology, with fundamental, technological, as well as societal and educational perspectives. Special issues are regularly devoted to research and development of nanotechnology in individual countries and on specific topics.
Journal of Nanotechnology – An Open Access Journal
Journal of Nanotechnology is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles in all areas of nanotechnology.
Each month the Nanotechnology Editorial team highlights an article in the journal that we feel will be of particular interest to our readers.
Nanotechnology Now Website
They offer consulting, technology monitoring, and in-depth analysis, as well as up-to-the-minute news briefs and breaking developments in the nanosciences.
Nanotechnology – Scientific American
Latest in Nanotechnology
Nanotechnology News – Science Daily
The Latest research news about nanotechnology.
Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies
The National Nanotechnology Initiative – Nano. gov
The NNI serves as the central point of communication, cooperation, and collaboration for all Federal agencies engaged in nanotechnology research, bringing together the expertise needed to advance this broad and complex field.
U.S. Food & Drug Administration website – Nanotechnology
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates a wide range of products, including foods, cosmetics, drugs, devices, veterinary products, and tobacco products some of which may utilize nanotechnology or contain nanomaterials.
Video: How Nanotechnology Works
Nanotechnology deals with materials and machines on an incredibly tiny scale. To learn more about nanotechnology, check out this HowStuffWorks video.
Video: Nanotechnology Oversight
In this scene from “Nanotechnology & the Consumer,” David Rejeski provides an assessment of the current state of government oversight of engineered nanoparticles in consumer products.
Status: Link up to video from 2008
YouTube Video: Vicki Colvin-Nanotechnology
This interdisciplinary scientific meeting was held at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. May 21-22, 2012. Vicki L. Colvin (Rice University).