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January 9th, 2007

Tiny and big ideas compete for high-tech award

Cool stuff is fun, and nothing's cooler these days than nanotechnology. But sometimes succeeding in the real world means not being too cool.

"We're not doing anything too fancy. No high vacuums, no fancy lasers, no crazy gases; no ‘un-obtain-ium' types of catalysts, where you get one pound per century out of Central Africa," said Peter Antoinette, CEO of NanoComp, a Concord startup that's turning carbon nanotubes into high-tech fabrics that are strong, light and can even conduct electricity.


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