NPR science correspondent David Kestenbaum, decked out in nano-shades and nano-coated pants and shirt, with a tennis racket made using carbon nanotubes. In his left hand? Anti-wrinkle skin cream that claims to be made out of nanosomes.
Nanotechnology is the science of designing materials, atom by atom. It promises revolutionary applications for everything from the military to sports. NPR's David Kestenbaum investigates whether nanotech products already on the market are all they're cracked up to be.