21 December 2001
Vol 294, Issue 5551

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COVER A bright new world of nanocircuitry may now be possible, thanks to recent advances in molecular electronics. In 2001, researchers went beyond basic nanodevices by wiring up the first molecular-scale electronic circuits. See the Breakthrough of the Year special section, beginning on page 2442, and the Editorial on page 2429. 2442 [Illustration: C. Slayden]