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August 22nd, 2007

'Nanotechnology can make a difference'

Abstract:
Eminent scientist C.N.R. Rao said here on Wednesday that nanotechnology with the global business potential of nearly $ 3 trillion by the next decade has the potential to improve the quality of life for underprivileged in India too.

"Clean drinking water through nano filters and cheaper power from solar cells which could become smaller," said Prof. Rao, honorary president, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore. "In the field of medical diagnostics, nano particles could power devices for medical imaging and DNA diagnosis and tissue engineering to treat burns," Prof. Rao said speaking at the official launch of the first Bangalore Nano 2007, to be held here on December 6 and 7.

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