News FocusPACIFICHEM 2000

Pacific Chemists Throw Switches, Strike at Disease

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Science  19 Jan 2001:
Vol. 291, Issue 5503, pp. 426-427
DOI: 10.1126/science.291.5503.426

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HONOLULU, HAWAII-- Once every 5 years, researchers from chemical societies in the United States, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, and Australia come together for the International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies. At last month's meeting, over 10,000 researchers discussed topics that included a new molecular electronic switch and new hope for fighting diabetes and Alzheimer's disease.