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Copyright © 2006 American Chemical Society
 

January 2, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 1
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January 2, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 1
By E. Ann Nalley, ACS President
(pp. 2-4)
Features
Business
German specialty chemical producer will vanish as an independent company (p.7)
Government & Policy
States strive to solve burgeoning disposal problem as more waste ends up in developing countries (pp. 18-21)
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News of the Week

RAG To Take Over Degussa

German specialty chemical producer will vanish as an independent company
(p.7)

DSM Scales Back

Dutch firm will close fine chemicals and biologics plants in North America
(p.8)

Flip-flopped Structure

Finding suggests mechanism for how protein pumps drugs out of cells
(p.9)

Chiral Sex Cues

Male elephants' mix of pheromone enantiomers stirs up animal passions
(p.10)

Synthetic Sodium Transporter

Covalently modified G-quadruplex moves sodium across lipid bilayer
(p.10)

Particle Dispute

Industry calls new standards premature; health advocates argue proposal is weak
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

States strive to solve burgeoning disposal problem as more waste ends up in developing countries
(pp. 18-21)
Japanese government gets behind efforts to increase the number of women scientists in the country
(p.25)

Books

Two scientist-poets read each other's work and comment on the commingling of art and science
(pp. 27-28)
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Science & Technology

Meeting highlights include magnetic wastewater treatment, potential peptide drugs, silole chemistry
(pp. 23-24)
After a year of cleaning up fragments of the solar-wind collectors, scientists are getting results
(p.26)

Career & Employment

Companies in a variety of areas are looking to hire in traditional and nontraditional areas
(pp. 35-38)