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Subject:  WHITE HOUSE NEWS-NANOTECHNOLOGY Date:  3/14/2000  8:59 PM
Author:  WalkerTed Number:  77 of 3862

WHITE HOUSE NEWS-NANOTECHNOLOGY

"A new $495 million National Nanotechnology Initiative. Nanotechnology - the ability to manipulate individual atoms and molecules - could revolutionize the 21st century in the same way that the transistor and the Internet led to the Information Age. Increased investments in nanotechnology could lead to breakthroughs such as molecular computers that can store the contents of the Library of Congress in a device the size of a sugar cube, and new materials as strong as steel but ten times lighter."


March 14, 2000

CIVILIAN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (R&D) -- AN UNPRECEDENTED COMMITMENT

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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For Immediate Release March 14, 2000

CIVILIAN RESEARCH AND DEVEL