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Our mission is to ensure that every web user has access to the NanoTechnology news items, regardless of the origin of the Nano news item i.e. scientific / researched based or from the mainstream media.

We accomplish this through our free, online NanoTech News Portal.
a quick and easy "over view " of nanotech  news, allowing the reader to click on, then click through to the original 3rd party news items. We insist that the quality of this service rivals that of similar fee-based services, delivering quality NanoTech news to all members of the public through the efficient use of technology. 

The headline news which appear are taken directly from each of their respective sites. All headline news items are covered by the original publishers copyright, unless otherwise stated. Nano-Tsunami claim's in no way shape or form any copyright to any material & and or photos published on this site unless listed as copyrighted nano-tsunami material . 

This site is designed to present up-to-date headline news on nanotechnology from the following areas: 

  • major research centers, 

  • funding agencies,

  • major reports. 

  • nanotech companies

  • government research

  • private research

Each headline will be carefully reviewed and selected. This site is expected to grow with your continued support and updates from news services organizations and individuals working in this field.

Guiding Principles

To help us fulfill our mission, we have established the following list of guiding principles for the Nano Tsunami News Portal. These are not necessarily listed in order of importance.

The News Portal should always maintain, as its core offering, a free NanoTech news distribution service.

Nano Tsunami is committed to providing economical News Portal distribution service.

All services offered through Nano Tsunami must complement and support the mission of Nano Tsunami to reinforce the Nano Tsunami brand, increase our visibility and expand our user base.

Nano Tsunami will not distribute any press release that, at its sole discretion, it deems to be inappropriate for this service. Such press releases include improperly formatted releases, press releases posted by distributors of network marketing organizations or press releases that look and read like advertisements.

Nano Tsunami is committed to developing resources that benefit the public at large wherever there is an opportunity to advance the mission of this service.

Nano Tsunami will never sell user contact information where we relinquish control of user information. Any emails that users receive from Nano Tsunami will be generated and delivered through our systems.

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Since Nano Tsunami is a News Portal that strives to keep overhead expenses to a minimum we ask for the cooperation of our users in the following areas.

Us and Them. Your news release should capture the attention and imagination of the general public that also use the News Portal. Remember, you are directly responsible for the success of your press release. If it is boring it will probably not get read.

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What does the word Nanotechnology mean?


Nanotechnology.  ( NanoTech ) Coming from the Greek Nano is a Greek prefix used in the metric system.  Basically it means really, really small. 


All over the world Governments, Educational Research centers, and Commercial companies are working on projects like:

  • Motors the size of mosquitoes. 
  • Generators the size of pinheads. 
  • Gears so small you need a powerful electronic microscope to just to see them. 

It is now merely a matter of time and engineering before these types of products find their way into “white goods “appliances, cars, pockets, and purses, doing things we can hardly imagine in a very space-efficient, energy-efficient, and materials-efficient manner.

What does the word tsunami mean?


A tsunami is a Japanese word which translates as "harbor wave", now used internationally to refer to a series of waves traveling across the ocean with extremely long wavelengths ( up to hundreds of miles between wave crests in the deep ocean).  When these waves approach shore, the speed of the wave decreases as they begin to "feel" the bottom.  It is at this time that the height of the wave drastically increases.  As the waves strike shore they may inundate low-lying coastal areas resulting in mass destruction and in many instances loss of life. Often a tsunami is incorrectly referred to as a tidal wave. Tidal waves are simply the periodic movement of water associated with the rise and fall of the tides produced by the gravitational attraction of the sun and moon. Tsunamis have no connection with the weather nor with tides.


How is a tsunami wave different from a normal wave?

The waves you see at the beach are generated by wind blowing over the sea surface. The size of these waves depends on the strength of the wind creating them and the distance over which it blows. Generally the distance between these waves, known as the wavelength, ranges from a couple of feet to perhaps a thousand feet. The speed of these waves as they travel across the ocean ranges from a few miles an hour up to sixty miles an hour in some instances.

Tsunami waves resulting from physical mechanisms ( see above question) behave much differently than wind generated waves. The magnitude of the disturbance causing the tsunami is the primary factor influencing the size and strength of the waves. The height of the wave when it is generated is very small, usually less than a few feet. The distance between successive wave crests or the wavelength however, is much larger than that of a normal wave and may be hundreds of miles apart. Depending on the depth of the water in which the tsunami is traveling, it may attain speeds of up to 500 miles an hour.

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