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Science Connects: How Discovery Drives Our Global Future, Text Slide 12 of 18

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Slide Image: The slide shows a report cover.
The Meridian Institute logo is in the top left corner. It consists of a globe with grid lines and the following words to the right of the globe: "Meridian Institute--Connecting People to Solve Problems"
The logo of the National Science Foundation is in the top right corner.
The following words are on the cover:
"Report: International Dialogue on Responsible Research and Development of Nanotechnology
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
17-18 June 2004"

In the lower portion of the cover, is an image of a 17nm genetically engineered protein cage called a chaperonin used to organize nanoparticles into ordered arrays. The image is composed of 9 gold spheres surrounded by overlapping petal-like structures in different colors.

Credit: Meridian Institute
Image Credit: Andrew McMillan, NASA

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