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May 2nd, 2006

Electronics set to aid life sciences in digital society

Although there are societal concerns prompted by the promises and pitfalls nanotechnology and by the Orwellian overtones of this marriage of biology and information technology, there is litttle doubt that this wave could be a major force for good. As a result, semiconductors could be a foundation technology for a new era, and it us up to engineers to use the technology to solve societal problems that matter, according to Waguih Ishak, vice-president and chief technology officer at Avago Technologies.


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