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Altair, universities win funding for research

NNBW Staff

Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc.

of Reno, in collaboration with Western Michigan University and the University of Nevada, Reno, won a $672,000 grant from the U.S.

Department of Energy for development of nanosensors for detecting chemical and biological weapons.

The grant funds continuation of work begun by Altair and the two universities during 2003.

Researchers are striving to develop nanosensors designed to detect chemical, nuclear and biological agents.