NEWS RELEASE


HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP, INC. OCTOBER 13, 2005
111 WEST 57TH STREET
NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10019
NASDAQ/NMS SYMBOL: TINY
CONTACT: DOUGLAS W. JAMISON
TEL. NO. (212) 582-0900



ARTICLE IN CHEMICAL & ENGINEERING NEWS


Shareholders of Harris & Harris Group, Inc., may be interested to read the article on the Chemical & Engineering News website (http://pubs.acs.org/cen/news/83/i40/8340cambrios.html) entitled "At the Crossroads of Biology, Electronics," by Michael McCoy.

Cambrios is a privately held company based in Mountain View, California that is developing commercial applications in the electronics industry based on a host of fabrication methodologies related to biologically-directed synthesis of inorganic materials. The approach is based on the directed-evolution technology invented by the company's founders, Dr. Angela Belcher of MIT and her longtime collaborator, Dr. Evelyn Hu of the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Harris & Harris Group is a publicly traded venture capital company that now makes initial investments exclusively in tiny technology, including nanotechnology, microsystems and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). The Company's last 24 initial private equity investments have been in tiny-technology enabled companies. The Company has 20,756,345 shares of common stock outstanding.

Detailed information about Harris & Harris Group and its holdings can be found on its website at www.TinyTechVC.com.



This news release may contain statements of a forward-looking nature relating to future events. These forward-looking statements are subject to the inherent uncertainties in predicting future results and conditions. These statements reflect the Company's current beliefs, and a number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in this news release. Please see the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2004, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, for a more detailed discussion of the risks and uncertainties associated with the Company's business, including but not limited to the risks and uncertainties associated with venture capital investing and other significant factors that could affect the Company's actual results. Except as otherwise required by Federal securities laws, Harris & Harris Group, Inc., undertakes no obligation to update or revise these forward-looking statements to reflect new events or uncertainties. The reference to the websites www.TinyTechVC.com and http://pubs.acs.org has been provided as a convenience, and the information contained on such websites is not incorporated by reference into this news release.



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