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October 28th, 2007

UMass Lowell science center breathes life into emerging fields

Abstract:
A plan unveiled last week to build an $80 million nano- and biotechnology research center at UMass Lowell was cheered by area academic and industry officials as a sign that the Merrimack Valley is poised to become a leader in the so-called "life sciences" field.

Already, he said, roughly 3,000 people in the Merrimack Valley are employed in the nanotechnology and biotechnology fields, and many more are involved in medical-device manufacturing, all part of the life sciences field.

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