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March 2, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 9
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March 2, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 9
Surprising mechanical, structural, and electronic properties of one-atom-thin sheets grab widespread attention
By Mitch Jacoby
(pp. 14-20)
Features
Government & Policy
Stimulus package directly allocates nearly $5.2 billion to physical science agencies key to U.S. competitiveness (pp. 36-37)
ACS News
Salt Lake City, March 22–26 (pp. 57-60)
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Surprising mechanical, structural, and electronic properties of one-atom-thin sheets grab widespread attention
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