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'Smart Coatings' Research Shows The Virtues of Superficiality

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Science  15 Jul 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5733, pp. 376-377
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5733.376

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BERLIN-- Thin, shallow, and out to strike it rich: High-tech protective paints and varnishes look poised to become the first "killer apps" for nanotechnology.