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November 8th, 2006

Little gadgets, huge technology

Abstract:
Ever since the Industrial Revolution, manufacturing has been a discipline thought to be reserved for bootstrap labor and simple machines. But increasingly, scientists are devising new ways to use the machinery of the smallest particles to produce products. It is a development Northeastern has been quick to invest in, and now some experts are likening it to the invention of the steam engine in terms of its potential influence on society.

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