The bestselling introductory guide on natechlogy?w revised and updated The world of natechlogy is ever changing and evolving; this fun and friendly guide demystifies the topic for anyone interested in how molecule-sized machines and processes affect our everyday lives. The authors begin with explaining the background of natechlogy and then examine industries that are affected by this techlogy. Aiming to educate and simultaneously dispel common myths, the book explores the many natechlogy-enabled consumer products available on the market today, ranging from socks to face lotion to jet skis to floor cleaners, to name a few. * Serves as a fun and friendly introduction to the fascinating topic of natechlogy * Discusses the various issues involving natechlogy in the areas of environment, medicine, defense, and others * Provides real-world examples of everyday natechlogy use such as floor cleaners, flash memory drives, face lotion, computer processors, and more Written in the accessible, humorous For Dummies style, Natechlogy For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides an easy-to-understand overview of natechlogy and its real-world implementation.
Earl Boysen is the founder of UnderstandingNano.com and was an engineer in the semiconductor industry for 20 years. He coauthored the first edition of this book as well as The All-New Electronics Self-Study Guide. Nancy Boysen has written more than 60 books on technology. She is senior editor for UnderstandingNano.com and runs TechSmartSenior.com.