He really was let alone; he really was encouraged to do individual work; he really was associated with men who thought not in terms of poetic posters or of two-thousand-dollar operations but of colloids and sporulation and electrons, and of the laws and energies which governed them.
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Colloid science has become important to nanotechnology.
Stig Friberg, a colloid chemist and an expert in skin structure, suggests that C’watre’s technology may alter the properties of the ocean water, which might in turn allow the treated water to better penetrate the skin.
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