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May 1st, 2007

U.S. FIRST competition announces NanoQuest winners

This year's recent FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Championship at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta featured the Nano Quest real-life challenge, which tasked students, ages 9 to 14, to design, build, and program robots to explore the world of nanotechnology.

Nano Quest was part of the event's FIRST LEGO League (FLL) World Festival; it drew 94 teams from around the world. "Every FIRST LEGO League challenge helps students discover how imagination and creativity combined with science and technology can solve real-world problems, and this year's focus on nanotechnology introduces them to a new frontier of science and technology," said Dean Kamen, FIRST founder and inventor of the Segway transporter.


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