This letter to the editor of the Hollister (Calif.) Free Lance illustrates, again, how "nanotechnology" is being called into active metaphor service, and it's not all hazardous duty.
- She played Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2, and played it flawlessly. I was fortunate to have a seat where I could observe her delicate hands with dancing fingers traversing the ivory keyboard with the speed of lightning and the precision of nanotechnology. More here
Metaphors thinner than a human hair