Mother Nature at the heart of nanotechnology

In this TED Talk Dr George Tulevski explains why nanotechnology has not yet delivered on its early promise to revolutionise everything from computing to medicine.  He is part of IBM’s carbon nanoelectronics research group, which is currently deploying natural chemical processes to ‘assemble’ nano carbon rods into potentially useful artefacts, such as a computer chip…. If successful, this will result in a huge step change in the performance of incredibly small computing devices.

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