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Nanotechnology Helps Clean Up After Hurricanes

April 25, 2008

Cleaning up after big hurricanes means more than picking up debris and putting roofs back. Very often, pollutants like chemicals or sewage have split into air or water. One nanotechnologist says he’s made a dust-sized detector that could signal chemical or biological danger.