Prince Charles’ younger brther, Andrew, steered well clear of controversy yesterday, limiting his remarks at NanoTx to a carefully scripted
“Innovation in nanotechnology holds great promise, not only for business but for transforming people’s lives. It would seem that nanotechnology’s potential is limitless.”
Others were not so happy, as the 18 parallel sessions at the conference meant that many keynote speakers were left talking to a handful of delegates. This combined with the disruption caused by delegates rushing around to meet the various princes, governors and Nobel laureates left a number of speakers wondering why they were there.
One furious speaker sent us the snap above from the cemetery round the back of the conference centre, and suggested that this is the way that nanotech in Texas will be heading if there is any repeat of this conference.