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How Quantum Dots Supercharge Farming, Medicine and Solar, Too

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Quantum dots

Quantum dots! Magnified a lot. These are hundreds of times smaller than the cells in your body.

Credit: Nanoco

What if you could grow vegetables in half the time? What if a surgeon could see cancerous cells throughout an entire operation? What if solar panels could become significantly cheaper and easier to make?

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