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January 2nd, 2008

Will Alberta's energy boom revolutionize higher education?

Abstract:
One of the key areas the province is betting on is the emerging science of nanotechnology - the manipulation of molecules and atoms that can be applied to a broad range of areas from computer chips to pharmaceuticals.

Jillian Buriak, an award-winning chemistry professor, is an up-and-coming star in this field that the University of Alberta snagged in 2003.

Nanotechnology is like the "grease in the wheels," explained Dr. Buriak, an easy-to-like bundle of energy who negotiates a busy university coffee shop with a pair of hiking boots swinging from her bag.

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