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CNBC visits the University of Manchester, U.K., where the world's lightest, thinnest and strongest material is being produced: graphene.
In the latest episode of "The Edge", CNBC takes a closer look at nano technology and potential industrial applications.
Dato Jespal Deol, CEO of Graphene Nanochem, explains that the group produces nano-material for a number of global blue-chip companies.
Alex Gunz, fund manager at Heptagon Capital, discusses the advances in the nanotechnology sector and where to invest.
Forget Apple, suggests celebrated bear Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners. He likes these names instead.
What follows is a list of jobs that may be prevalent in the 21st century. What they all have in common is they offer prospects to those entering the workforce for the rest of the century.