from the gearing-up-for-applications dept.
Michael Mehrle writes "CNN has this articleabout how recent advances in nano technology could be used in consumer appliances (CRTs, Hard drives, etc) as soon as next year. It's nice to see some nanotech applications that could be seen in the real world sooner than the '5-10' year range." Sachin Karol also wrote in about the article, and it was discussed in a Slashdot article on Nanotech of the Nearly-Now. This is the same Hong Kong University of Science and Technology research mentioned inan earlier Nanodot article