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July 13th, 2010

Nanotechnology expert found dead in Boston University lab

Boston University computer engineering professor Francesco Cerrina was found dead yesterday morning inside an unattended lab on campus.

62-year-old Cerrina, who was deemed an expert in the fields of nanotechnology as well as optics and lithography, was in charge of setting up a new lab at the university's Photonics Center, where we was found passed out on the floor and instantly confirmed dead.


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