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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he succeeded in producing laboratory colloids exhibiting amoeba-like activities
Jack London -- Moon-Face and Other Stories
That question on colloidal suspensions really had me sweating, I can tell you, and as I said, when I’m anxious I can get mixed up."
Trenton Lee Stewart -- The Mysterious Benedict Society
Lights shone through a thousand holes, here and there becoming colorful rays where they found a colloidal base in floating haze of dust or blood or lubricant.
Dan Simmons -- Hyperion
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.