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Materials Researchers Pick Up the Pace of Discovery

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Science  19 Dec 1997:
Vol. 278, Issue 5346, pp. 2056-2057
DOI: 10.1126/science.278.5346.2056

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BOSTON-- Speed was a common theme among some 4400 scientists who gathered here from 1 to 5 December for the fall meeting of the Materials Research Society (MRS). Among the highlights: a rapid-fire approach for creating and testing hundreds of slightly different electronic devices simultaneously, boosting the speed for making high-temperature superconducting wires, and a quick approach to durable coatings.