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Author Jefferis, David.
Title Micro machines : ultra-small world of nanotechnology / David Jefferis.
Pub Info New York : Crabtree, c2006.
book jacket
 Bourne-Children's Room  J 620.5 JEF     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Series Science frontiers
Jefferis, David. Science frontiers.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.8 1 1 106589
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What are micro machines -- Building small -- Microscopic mems -- Copying nature -- Fantastic fullerenes -- First wave of nano -- Nano doctor -- Medical wonders -- Micro movers -- Explorer swarms -- Nano doom? -- Coming soon? -- Micromachines timeline -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary Journey into the small world of nano-technology with clear and precise text and amazingly detailed images. Micro Machines takes readers into the future of computers, cars, cameras, and telecommunications. This fascinating book teaches the difference between macro-micro, and nano technologies. Close-up pictures help broaden our ideas of what tiny machines are and what they can do. Includes details on: The merging of organic, or living things with inorganic, on non-living materials; How micro machines help in constructing buildings, and transportation systems; Micro machines designed for spying and helping police. How scientists are working on nano machines that can be injected into a person's bloodstream and used to fight diseases.
Subject Nanotechnology.
ISBN 0778728595 (rlb : alk. paper)
9780778728597 (rlb : alk. paper)
0778728730 (pb : alk. paper)
9780778728733 (pb : alk. paper)
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