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December 23rd, 2007

A Materials Feast In Boston

Abstract:
WHILE MOST OF AMERICA thinks of Thanksgiving as a traditional time to indulge, materials scientists know, intellectually speaking, that the real feast arrives the week after the November holiday. That's when the Materials Research Society (MRS) serves up its annual fall meeting, offering materials researchers from around the world a vast repast of science to sample.

More than 5,100 conferees attended this year's meeting, which featured approximately 4,600 oral and poster presentations in a smorgasbord of 43 technical sessions. Attendees also got a special treat with the meeting's "Science as Art" competition, where entrants could show off the artistic side of their research. Winning images from the competition, including nanoscale explosions, otherworldly landscapes, and the world's tiniest fuzzy dice can be seen on C&EN Online at www.cen-online.org/science/85/8552sci2web.html

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