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Monday, October 24, 2005

AeroClay wins nanotechnology business ideas competition

AeroClay, a material that is 98% air and 2% clay was one of two winners in the second annual International and North Coast Nanotechnology Business Idea Competition. According to Dr. David Schiraldi, the associate professor in Case Western Reserve University's Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering who developed it, AeroClay can be used in packaging or can be covered in a polymer to create lightweight materials for automobiles or other products. more @