Atom-Scale Research Gets Real

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Science  24 Nov 2000:
Vol. 290, Issue 5496, pp. 1524-1531
DOI: 10.1126/science.290.5496.1524a

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Nanotechnology has spawned useful new materials and impressive technical feats. And encouraged by planned funding infusions such as the U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative and its European and Japanese counterparts, researchers are forging ahead on several exciting fronts. But the field's most grandiose dreams, and nightmares, remain the stuff of fiction.