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October 6th, 2005

US moves to lift visibility of nanotech

The emerging technology that works with the world's tiniest materials is about to get some large-scale attention from the Museum of Science in Boston and other science museums across the country.

In its largest research grant ever awarded to a museum, the National Science Foundation today is set to unveil a $20 million effort, to be led by Boston's science museum, to create public nanotechnology exhibits and educational programs for the public at US science museums.

In addition, the museum plans to sponsor forums that address social issues raised by the advance of nanotechnology.


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