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Superfast integrated circuits, more effective methods of drug delivery, increased understanding of disease. The promise of nanotechnology is proof that good things come in little packages.

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    'This Is Who I Am' Audio

    A blind student gets an A+ in a surgery course. A dyslexic student learns a foreign language. They may require extra time and technology, but students with disabilities don't let anything get in the way of their educations.

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    In the Name of the Fathers

    The descendant of generations of tribal leaders, Raymond Cross knows the Indian wars did not end in 1890 at Wounded Knee. After a federal dam swamped his ancestral homeland, his quest for justice led him all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.