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What do pants and the space shuttle have in common?

Nanotechnology, nurtured in the Bay State, has helped to improve casual clothing as well as extraterrestrial travel. But some say we aren't doing enough to hold onto our lead in the field.

By Hiawatha Bray
Globe Staff / November 13, 2006

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An idea born at Harvard University and nurtured at a small company in Woburn could transform the multibillion-dollar market for memory chips. But it's unclear whether Massachusetts or some other part of the United States will get the lion's share of the economic benefit. (Full article: 986 words)

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