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Science education: Reading, writing and nanofabrication

With its electron microscope, genetic sequencing machines and observatory, the Yokohama Science Frontier High School is equipped like no other. Will future scientists be inspired there, asks David Cyranoski.

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David Cyranoski is Nature 's Asia-Pacific correspondent.

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Cyranoski, D. Science education: Reading, writing and nanofabrication. Nature 460, 171–172 (2009).

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