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From Wasteland to Biomedical Wonderland

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Science  26 May 2000:
Vol. 288, Issue 5470, pp. 1325
DOI: 10.1126/science.288.5470.1325

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VIENNA-- Founded in 1985, the Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) has put Vienna on the biomedical research map, exemplifying the promise of Austria's scientific rehabilitation. IMP's 13 research groups--which boast 120 scientific staff members from 25 nations--have done groundbreaking work in such areas as chromatid separation in yeast and cell adhesion in cancer. And more expansion is in the works.