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Physics 2000: Science Trek
http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/science_trek.html
An illustrated tour of particles, waves and why atoms work the way they do.

"The Evolving Monogram on Many Body Physics"
http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/~coleman/mbody/pdf/bk.pdf
An in-depth look at the science behind chemistry, metals, materials and more.

"Folding@home" Distributed Computing
http://folding.stanford.edu/
Using hundreds of thousands of networked home computers to study nature's nanomachines.

Nanostructures for Nerve Repair
http://www.cbc.ca/stories/2004/01/22/neurons040122
Injectable, self-assembling scaffolds could help heal spinal cords, bones and more.

Learning from Biology
http://belcher10.mit.edu/research.htm
Making new materials the way nature makes shell and bone.

Green Chemistry
http://www.chemistry.org/portal/a/c/s/1/acsdisplay.html?DOC=education%5Cgreen chem%5Cindex.html
Finding ways to make "stuff" without also making pollution.

NSF Science and Technology Center for Environmentally Responsible Solvents and Processes
http://www.nsfstc.unc.edu/
This common compound could replace any number of toxic solvents in industry -- and could reduce greenhouse gases in the process.

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