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'''Nanotechnology''' is any [[science]] or [[technology]] that works at the nanoscale($10^-9$ meters). The idea was first proposed by the nobel prize winning physicist Richard Feynman<ref>http://www.zyvex.com/nanotech/feynman.html Plenty of room at the bottom</ref>.
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'''Nanotechnology''' is any [[science]] or [[technology]] that works at the molecular level. One example of nanotechnology is the creation of tiny robots capable of manipulating individual molecules of a substance.  Some science fiction novels such as Greg Bear's ''Slant'' postulate a future shaped by nanotechnology with the complexity of life.
  
There are ways of creating a piece of nanotechnology. The 'Top Down' method involves taking a larger object and removing parts to create a smaller structure similar to creating a statue from a block of stone. 'Bottom Up' nano technology means assembling a object from smaller parts, similar to building a statue out of Lego. 
 
  
One example of nanotechnology is the creation of tiny robots capable of manipulating individual molecules of a substance.  Some science fiction novels such as Greg Bear's ''Slant'' postulate a future shaped by nanotechnology with the complexity of life.
 
 
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Nanotechnology is any science or technology that works at the molecular level. One example of nanotechnology is the creation of tiny robots capable of manipulating individual molecules of a substance. Some science fiction novels such as Greg Bear's Slant postulate a future shaped by nanotechnology with the complexity of life.


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