News FocusMATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY MEETING

Building the Small World of the Future

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Science  24 Dec 1999:
Vol. 286, Issue 5449, pp. 2442-2444
DOI: 10.1126/science.286.5449.2442

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BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS-- Nearly 4400 researchers gathered here from 29 November to 3 December to speed the way to future materials for everything from electronics to medicine. Highlights included new schemes for wiring molecular electronic devices and genetically engineered proteins that assemble materials.