Crystallography and Geopolitics

Science_crystallography_at_100"DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING NATIONS RECOGNIZE THAT INNOVATION IS KEY TO THEIR ECONOMIES. Connecting this with the discipline of crystallography may not seem immediately apparent, but during the past century, understanding the structure of matter has transformed industries and created new frontiers, from the design of new medicines and materials to assessing the mineral content of Mars. The future global economy will be determined by progress in cutting-edge fields."
Read the Editorial of Prof Gautam R. Desiraju on Science magazine "Crystallography at 100" special issue.