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October 4th, 2005

Letting Nature Be the Architect

Abstract:
Inspired by the intricate beauty of the shapes formed by microorganisms -- and by those organisms' ability to reproduce rapidly -- a group of researchers centered in Georgia may have found an efficient way to create nanoscale parts for next-generation electronics.

(Who) Chemical engineer Kenneth Sandhage of the Georgia Institute of Technology and a team of biologists, geneticists, and electronic engineers.

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