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November 15th, 2005

MIT Tackles Nanotechnogy Research

Abstract:
Researchers at MIT are at it again, this time challenging the old maxim that bigger is better. According to faculty and staff at the newly-developed Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies, the soldier of tomorrow will rely on materials and systems built on the nano scale.

“When you get into the nano regime, that’s when properties become size dependent, and new properties begin to express themselves,” said Edwin L. Thomas, director of the ISN and professor of materials science and engineering.

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