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The Sound of Ideas
Monday, December 10, 2007 at 9:00 am
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Once upon a time, science fiction authors imagined a future in which microscopic machines could repair our bodies at the cellular level. Today, real life scientists believe it may one day be reality. Monday on the Sound of Ideas, we'll talk with local scientists about the latest developments in nanotechnology-the ability to build big things out of little things - really little. Less than 500 times smaller than a human hair. It's a nano-world after all, Monday at nine, on 90.3. Photo: This housefly is sporting a pair of two-millimeter-wide eyeglasses, engineered with fast-pulse laser technology. Photo courtesy of Micreon GmbH


Alexis Abramson, Assistant Professor, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University & Vice President, Technology Innovation Commercialization and Nanotechnology, NorTech
Steven J. Eppell, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University