Every day, nanotechnology, the miniaturization of particles in the industrial and manufacturing process down to a billionth of a meter in size, is changing the way we live and work-starting with the food we consume, the cars we drive and the medicines we are developing.  After many years of basic nanoscience research and focused R&D under the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), nanotechnology aims to revolutionize industries with applications for medicine, vaccines, food safety, environmental science, energy, information technology, homeland security and transportation.  As we look to recover from the first wave of the global pandemic and prepare for a potential second wave, no matter who wins the November elections in the United States, nanotechnology will play an important role.

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