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The nanotechnology industry will employ an estimated 2 million people worldwide by 2015, and with President Obama calling on colleges to ready students for the field, an Illinois-based company has introduced a program designed to teach the complex subject to undergraduates.

NanoInk introduced the 12-week learning system, called NanoProfessor, in May, and a pilot program will be launched at Minnesota's Dakota County Technical College (DCTC) in January 2010, said Dean Hart,...

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