In pictures: Nanotechnology - Building the future from the bottom up
Little bits

The cosmetics industry already puts nano-particles in lotions, creams and shampoos.

Nano-sized zinc oxide particles are used in suncreams.

The particles are particularly good at absorbing ultra-violet rays, but make the lotion transparent and smooth instead of sticky and white.

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