Things on the nanoscale are very, very small and behave differently than they do at the macro scale.
Understand that molecules and atoms are always shaking, sticking and sliding.
Understand that things on the nanoscale behave differently than on the “big” or macro scale.
Be aware that there are potential positive and negative impacts of nanoscale technology.
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