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Raising a Glass to Health and Nanotubes

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Science  24 Sep 1999:
Vol. 285, Issue 5436, pp. 2053-2055
DOI: 10.1126/science.285.5436.2053

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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA-- For the 12,000 researchers who sweated out the dog days of summer at the American Chemical Society (ACS) meeting here from 22 to 26 August, the hot papers included a novel explanation for the healthy effects of moderate alcohol consumption, and both triumph and trials on the road to electronic devices based on carbon nanotubes.