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August 21st, 2007

Pesticides, energy crops and green nanotechnology at the BA Festival of Science

The BA Festival of Science will be in York from 9-15 September, bringing over 350 of the UK's top scientists and engineers to discuss the latest developments in science with the public. The extensive programme of events incorporates a number on ecology and the environment, including the following highlights:

One oft-cited example of human progress in the twenty-first century is the rapid development of nanotechnology. 'Nano goes green: can nanotechnology benefit the environment?' looks at how this nascent field has the potential to produce efficient solar power and clean water, and offer environmentally friendly manufacturing techniques.


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