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May 2nd, 2007

Quest for science

Butterflies use nanotechnology to modify the light rays falling on it and generate a beautiful pattern on their wings. The lotus flower uses it to cleanse its leaf surface. Mammals use it to mix protein and water molecules to form milk and geckoes use it to defy the laws of gravity.

In an attempt to explain this technology, Birla Industrial and Technological Museum (BITM) has mounted yet another interesting exhibition for science lovers. The exhibition that takes place every year will continue till May 20. The exhibition is part of the moving gallery programme where the exhibits travel to major BITM centres.


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