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October 1st, 2004

Big grant to detect small germs in human body

A tiny computer sensor small enough to monitor chemical reactions within the body and detect diseases at an early stage. A new memory chip that can hold immense amounts of information, making the silicon chips of today obsolete. These space age products sound like something out of a sci-fi movie. However, they could eventually be created due to new research in nanotechnology that will take place at UNH over the next five years.

The University of New Hampshire has recently received part of a $12.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research in nanotechnology.


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