14 February 2003
Vol 299, Issue 5609

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COVER A crystal of human hemoglobin C (~600 m across its horizontal diagonal), one of the hemoglobin mutants whose crystallization underlies hemolytic anemia. The Gordon Research Conferences on Thin Film & Crystal Growth Mechanisms will be held 22 to 27 June 2003 at Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA. The schedules for the 2003 Gordon Conferences begin on page 1079. [Image: O. Galkin and P. G. Vekilov]