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Meeting Briefs: Pacific Basin Gathering in Hawaii Fills With Chemists

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Science  12 Jan 1996:
Vol. 271, Issue 5246, pp. 145
DOI: 10.1126/science.271.5246.145


From 17 to 22 December, chemists from around the Pacific Rim converged on Honolulu, Hawaii, for an assembly held every 6 years: the International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies. The researchers heard reports of many advances, including the invention of square molecules with twists and plants engineered to make insect-killing viruses.