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May 17th, 2004

Language of Science Lags Behind Nanotech

When Paul Alivisatos and his fellow scientists at the University of California at Berkeley succeeded in making invisibly small, atomic-scale cages - each one a hollow sphere of interlinked cobalt and oxygen atoms with a perfect crystal of platinum rattling around inside - they basked in the pleasure of knowing they had created an entirely new chemical substance.

Washington Post

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