KYOTO, Japan, Aug 15- The global push among carmakers to make ever lighter vehicles is leading some auto suppliers in Japan to turn to what seems like an unlikely substitute for steel- wood. Researchers at Kyoto University and major parts suppliers such as Denso Corp, Toyota's biggest supplier, and DaikyoNishikawa Corp, are working with plastics incorporated...
A group of scientists in the U.K. created a membrane 'sieve' capable of removing salt from seawater to make it drinkable using graphene.
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Physicists at MIT show it is possible to create objects that can move with almost no friction, and it may be big for nanotechnology.
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Glenn Hutchins, North Island Advisory chairman, discusses the impact of Moore's law, as technical devices get smaller and smaller and become integrated into people's lives.
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IBM announced it will invest $3 billion in chip research and development in hopes of finding a game-changing breakthrough.
In the latest episode of "The Edge", CNBC takes a closer look at nano technology and potential industrial applications.
CNBC visits the University of Manchester, U.K., where the world's lightest, thinnest and strongest material is being produced: graphene.
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.