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In Diatom, Scientists Find Genes That May Level Engineering Hurdle
January 21, 2008
Denizens of oceans, lakes and even wet soil, diatoms are unicellular algae that encase themselves in intricately patterned, glass-like shells. Curiously, these tiny phytoplankton could be harboring the next big breakthrough in computer chips.
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