The usual suspects

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Some concepts are not exactly wrong but simply unproportionally over-represented in current mainstream media partly because they carry the "nano" tag.

Underrepresented stuff

Somewhat represented stuff

Overrepresented stuff

Not atomically precise material sciences: (what's found when searching for the overladen term "nanotechnology").

  • Lotus effect, Gecko feet, Sunscreen and the like
  • diverse nano layers & carbon allotropes
  • improvement of batteries through non/semi AP nanotechnology (increasement of surface area)
  • quantum dots
  • ...