Quick: what do you think of when you hear the word "nanotechnology"? High tech robots crawling through your bloodstream battling cancer cells? Well - that may be coming in the future, but nanotech is actually here - in a more humble form of shaving!
Here's a perfect example of how nanotechnology is now entering the realm of practical products for better living for ordinary folks:
Could your morning shave get any smoother? You bet - and no, this isn’t about some new 16-bladed razor from Gillette. Adding more blades seems to have reached the limits of practicality, and has forced razor researchers to take a closer look at the blades themselves. In the FX Diamond, nanotechnology is being used to coat each blade, greatly extending their durability. Electric razors are also trumpeting nanotechnology these days, one example being the Panasonic Arc electronic razor. The Arc features whirling blades impregnated with nanoparticles that make them sharper.
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