Just how small are nanomaterials? And what can we do with stuff that small? Today we’ll discuss some special properties of nanomaterials, how some can change at different sizes, and the difference between engineered nanomaterials and ones that occur naturally. We’ll also talk about some of the future research that’s needed on the use of nanomaterials. Crash Course Engineering is produced in association with PBS Digital Studios: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1mtdjDVOoOqJzeaJAV15Tq0tZ1vKj7ZV Check out Deep Look: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-3SbfTPJsL8fJAPKiVqBLg *** RESOURCES: http://www.safenano.org/knowledgebase/resources/faqs/what-is-a-nanomaterial/ https://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/agents/sya-nano/index.cfm https://ec.europa.eu/health/scientific_committees/opinions_layman/nanomaterials/en/l-2/1.htm https://www.nano.gov/nanotech-101/what/seeing-nano https://www.britannica.com/technology/nanotechnology http://www.essentialchemicalindustry.org/materials-and-applications/nanomaterials.html https://www.britannica.com/technology/scanning-tunneling-microscope http://www.hwnanomaterial.com/nanomaterials_n63 https://www.hindawi.com/journals/amse/2016/4964828/ https://www.nano.gov/nanotech-101/special https://www.zdnet.com/article/nanotechnology-to-end-insulin-injections-for-diabetics/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4240321/ http://news.mit.edu/2014/solid-nanoparticles-deform-like-liquid-1012 https://www.nanoscience.com/applications/education/overview/cnt-technology-overview/ http://www.understandingnano.com/nanotubes-carbon.html http://newscenter.lbl.gov/2016/10/06/smallest-transistor-1-nm-gate/ https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2016/10/6/13187820/one-nanometer-transistor-berkeley-lab-moores-law *** Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing up at http://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Thanks to the following Patrons for their generous monthly contributions that help keep Crash Course free for everyone forever: Mark Brouwer, Kenneth F Penttinen, Trevin Beattie, Satya Ridhima Parvathaneni, Erika & Alexa Saur, Glenn Elliott, Justin Zingsheim, Jessica Wode, Eric Prestemon, Kathrin Benoit, Tom Trval, Jason Saslow, Nathan Taylor, Brian Thomas Gossett, Khaled El Shalakany, Indika Siriwardena, SR Foxley, Sam Ferguson, Yasenia Cruz, Eric Koslow, Caleb Weeks, D.A. Noe, Shawn Arnold, Malcolm Callis, Advait Shinde, William McGraw, Andrei Krishkevich, Rachel Bright, Mayumi Maeda, Kathy & Tim Philip, Jirat, Ian Dundore -- Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse CC Kids: http://www.youtube.com/crashcoursekids