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October 18th, 2007

MichBio Expo: Nanotechnology will be ‘third industrial revolution’

Abstract:
T.C. Yih, vice provost for research and professor of engineering at Oakland University, predicted that nanotechnology will fuel the third industrial revolution. The first was in manufacturing and transportation, the second in computing and communication.

Proof than nanotechnology finally has been accepted as a real scientific thrust and is no longer seen as a fad, he said, was the recent award of the Nobel Prize in science to two nanotechnologists, Frenchman Albert Fert and German Peter Grunberg, whose work involved the flow of electric current through very thin layers of metal.

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