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September 11th, 2007

Nanotech researcher building better teeth

A year-old life-sciences company based on a graduate student's research is just six months away from bringing its first product to market -- with a little help from the "godfather" of modern toothpaste.

Robert Karlinsey, Indiana Nanotech's chief scientific officer, earned a doctorate in chemical physics at Indiana University by studying the way nanoparticles behave when water turns to ice. One day, while waiting for some test samples to freeze, he got to thinking about new applications for his work.


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