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April 23rd, 2005

Nanotechnology breakthroughs on the horizon

The Nanotechnology Institute for Medicine and Biological Sciences at the University of Michigan is working on medical advances that will allow man-made molecules to deliver drugs directly to sick cells and tiny mite-sized sensors to monitor oxygen levels in the bloodstream.

Others see nanotechnology fostering social advances that could impact everything from extreme poverty, hunger and AIDS to finding cheaper ways to produce water.


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