Bulletin Spring‧Summer Autumn‧Winter 1999

Introducing the Research Institute for the Humanities 2
Helping You See Better—The New Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences 6
Research Newsboard 10
The Missing Pieces on Chromosomes 3 and 9 11
Intelligent Gels 13
Communicating in Silence 16
The Bacteria Legion in a Battle against Water Pollution 19
Have You Ever Bought New Shares from China's Stock Market? 21
Profiles 25
News in Brief 27
Gifts and Donations 37