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Enter: The world’s smallest battery

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American researchers at the Rice University in Houston, Texas have created the world’s smallest battery, fabricated with an array of nanowires measuring only 150 nanometres wide — thousands of times smaller than a human hair.

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Nanotechnology In Food Could Be Bad For Your Health

Drzal peers through a model of a carbon molecule. Photo by G.L. Kohuth.

In October 2010 the National Organic Standards Board recommended that engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) be banned from food that carries the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Organic label. Health concerns raised by researchers, environmental agencies and regular citizens prompted the recommendation.

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