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March 8th, 2005

Wisconsin hopes to tap state's scientific assets

... Platypus Technologies, a Madison-based nanoscience firm that stands as an example of why Wisconsin needs to attract a larger share of Homeland Security research and development dollars.

Platypus is a five-year-old company with about 20 employees in University Research Park. Its research "sweet spot" is combining the use of liquid crystals with nanostructured surfaces to develop a new generation of sensors, monitors and diagnostics.


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