According to the Royal Academy of Engineering (2004), the term nanoscience is defined as “the study of phenomena and manipulation of materials at atomic, molecular, and macromolecular scales, where the properties of materials differ markedly from those at a larger scale.” See also Nanotechnology, Nanoscale, and Molecular Manufacturing in the eco fashion dictionary.
Recommended post on fashion and Nanotechnology:
POST I: INTRODUCTION TO NANOTECHNOLOGY IN FASHION AND TEXTILE INDUSTRY
POST II: NANOTECHNOLOGY IN THE TEXTILE AND FASHION BUSINESS. PART II
POST III: HOW TO MANUFACTURE NANOTECHNOLOGY TEXTILES? PART III
ECO-FASHION-DENIM AND DIAGRAMS DICTIONARIES OVERVIEW