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December 5th, 2006

Teaching the future of nanotechnology

Local educators got a glimpse Tuesday into the region's efforts to prepare students to work in Advanced Micro Devices Inc.'s planned $3.2 billion computer-chip factory -- and the semiconductor industry that it could spawn.

It was a workshop organized by the International Alliance of Nanotechnology Regions, an Albany-based economic development group seeking to develop industry clusters around the world centered on nanotechnology -- the driving force behind the invention of smaller and more powerful computer chips.


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