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August 29th, 2005

Getting the state to see the light

To see the economic power of nanotechnology, the science of the small, walk down a humdrum hallway on the third-floor of UW-Madison's Engineering Hall.

The green floors and white- tiled walls look more like a middle school than a money- maker, but don't be fooled. A row of four engineers' offices holds the co-founders of two hot startup companies and the directors of two campus research centers with millions in federal money.


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