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DEFINITION: Good things come in small packages -- really, really small packages. Somewhat paradoxically, nanotech is getting bigger all the time. How much do you know about the finer details? (We bet you know -- or can guess -- more than you'd think!)Want a refresher course first? Browse our nanotechnology definitions.1. Nano is a prefix meaning "extremely small." When quantifiable, it translates to  … 
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KPMG 2012 Global Technology Innovation Survey
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IT BRIEFING: China and the US are the countries most likely to come up with disruptive technology breakthroughs over the next four years, but Europe is lagging, this report from KPMG reveals.
Posted: 27 Jun 2012 | Published: 27 Jun 2012

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NANOTECHNOLOGY DEFINITION (continued): …  one-billionth. Nano comes from a Greek word meaning:a. fleab. dwarfc. grandmotherAnswer2. Admiral Grace Hopper famously used segments of wire to illustrate how far an electrical signal could travel in a nanosecond. How long were the pieces of wire? Answer3. Paul Saffo of the Institute for the Future in Palo Alto, California, believes nanotech-based analog computing will be "the foundational technology of the next decade." We know that digital data has two possible states. In theory, how many states can analog data have?Answer4. Because of its soccer ball-like shape, the fullerene is … 
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