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Graphene memory possible?

August 26th, 2008 | by pwray@ceramics.org

Writers at the IEEE Spectrum report that molecule-size memory may be possible using graphene. Electrons flow extremely fast in graphene, …


New “skin” to provide more human touch

August 24th, 2008 | by pwray@ceramics.org

Science Magazine has published research suggesting that Japanese scientists have developed a composite skin that is both stretchable and able …


Nanotech market to reach $3.1 trillion by 2015

August 18th, 2008 | by pwray@ceramics.org

A new report from Lux Research claims that nanotechnology, while perhaps overhyped in the past, has now become pervasive in a broad range of sectors. “Nanomaterials State of the Market Q3 2008: Stealth Success, Broad Impact,” predicts that $147 billion worth of nano-enabled products produced in 2007 will grow to $3.1 trillion by 2015.To estimate nanotech’s commercial impact, Lux looked at the technology’s effect in three major industry sectors – manufacturing and materials, electronics and IT, and healthcare. The firm bases its predictions on more than 1,000 interviews conducted with technology developers and a new survey of 31 leading corporations in the nanotechnology field.



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