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April 20th, 2006

South Africa: Thinking On a Grand Scale to Harness the Minuscule

Turning something very, very small into something very big for SA's economy is the ambitious aim of a R450m government investment into a rapidly evolving area of science. A R350m nanotechnology plant will be constructed at the Rand Refinery in Germiston if an experiment to use gold as a catalyst for chemical reactions proves commercially viable.


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