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August 11th, 2010

Behind the scenes at GE Global Research

Abstract:
There's no way to spell out everything I saw in one story, let alone everything that GE Research is working on. Suffice it to say that several of the technologies and research projects I saw were very interesting and worthy of being called out here but didn't quite make sense to try to fit in a single article.

Among them were my introduction to materials science at the nanotechnology scale, courtesy of Margaret Blohm, the leader of the GE Research nanotech advanced technologies program.

Blohm talked to me about how GE is using nanotechnology in everything from figuring out how to create water-repellent surfaces to how to use nano-scale iron oxide shavings to investigate the health of tumors to how to use nanotechnology in the de-icing of airplane wings.

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