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August 24th, 2005

Nobel Candidate Sees Big Future for Nanotech

Abstract:
Small is beautiful, believes nanotechnology pioneer Morinobu Endo. He knows, though, that not everybody sees things the same way.

The Shinshu University professor, who developed a key nanotech material called carbon nanotube, is convinced that molecular-scale engineering will revolutionize people's lives in the coming decades.

(Ed.'s note: the opening paragraphs are a bit misleading. Sumio Iijima is widely credited as discovering nanotubes, albeit accidently. And there are many others widely credited with developing the nanotube, among them: David Tomanek, Peter Harris, Richard Smalley, and hundreds of others.)

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