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August 24th, 2005

Nobel Candidate Sees Big Future for Nanotech

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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