News FocusAMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY MEETING

Breaking a Barrier to New Brain Images

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Science  10 Sep 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5690, pp. 1559
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5690.1559a

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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA-- More than 10,000 chemists, physicists, and materials scientists gathered here from 22 to 26 August for the 228th national American Chemical Society meeting. At the meeting, chemists reported synthesizing an MRI contrast agent that can cross the blood-brain barrier.