National nanotechnology initiative

What is the 2017 budget for the US National Nanotechnology Initiative?

$1.4 billion

How is nanotechnology currently being used to benefit society?

Scientists and engineers believe nanotechnology can be used to benefit human health now and in the future through applications such as better filters for improving water purification, more effective methods of delivering drugs in medicine and new ways of repairing damaged tissues and organs, according to a report

What is another example of nanotechnology and how does it works?

Examples include titanium dioxide and in sunscreen, cosmetics and some food products; silver nano -particles in food packaging, clothing, disinfectants and household appliances such as Silver Nano ; carbon nano -tubes for stain-resistant textiles; and cerium oxide as a fuel catalyst.