Volume 85 Issue 3 | pp. 46-49
Issue Date: January 15, 2007

Materials Science Stars In Boston

Action-packed presentations feature wasps, spiders, and nanotech
Department: Science & Technology

THERE WERE NO PALM TREES, paparazzi, or starlets sporting oversized sunglasses, but the annual fall meeting of the Materials Research Society (MRS), held on Nov. 27-30, 2006, in Boston, had the undeniable air of Hollywood about it. It could have been the unseasonably warm weather or the symposium rooms packed like a blockbuster film premiere, but it's more likely that the extra glamour arrived courtesy of MRS's first-ever film festival.

Coinciding with the recent YouTube . . .

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