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The Secret Lives of Minerals
by Elisabeth S. Nadin
Plunging into the nanoworld, Caltech scientists find some new minerals and dispel some old myths along the way.

Sweet Revenge
by Douglas L. Smith
Inspired by his wife's illness, a Caltech chemical engineer designs nanoparticles to fight cancer.

The Amazing World of Bubbles
by Christopher E. Brennen
They don't just make strawberries bob in champagne flutes.


Books: Richter's Scale by Susan Elizabeth Hough

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