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January 23, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 4
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January 23, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 4
Partisan wrangling and election worries are likely to keep Congress from passing much legislation this year
By Lois R. Ember, David J. Hanson, Glenn Hess, Bette Hileman, Cheryl Hogue, and Susan R. Morrissey
(pp. 13-22)
Features
Science & Technology
Natural product has been a focus of efforts by several synthetic groups (p.7)
ACS News
Annual Pittsburgh Conference returns to Orlando with an exposition, symposia, and more (pp. 49-51)
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News of the Week

Alcohols Oxidized Without Solvent

Green approach to aldehyde synthesis employs gold-palladium catalyst
(p.7)

Total Synthesis Of Telomerase Agent

Natural product has been a focus of efforts by several synthetic groups
(p.7)

Lonza Fortifies Peptides Business

Swiss firm underscores fine chemicals leadership with purchase of UCB unit
(p.8)

Emissions Strategy

Six Countries Vow To Fight Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Protect Economic Growth
(p.9)

Tufts Report Anticipates Upturn

Cites drugmakers' actions to accelerate drug development
(p.9)

Making Nanotubes SuperStretchy

Rigid carbon structures become superplastic at high temperatures
(p.10)

New Class Of Topoisomerase

Crystal structure of archaeal enzyme reveals that it is a unique type
(p.11)
 

Departments

Government & Policy

Partisan wrangling and election worries are likely to keep Congress from passing much legislation this year
(pp. 13-22)
USDA's inspector general finds major problems in monitoring field trials of genetically engineered crops
(pp. 30-31)
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Science & Technology

New And Notable In The Chemical Industry
(p.42)
Symposium focuses on analytical applications of absorption and emission methods
(pp. 35-37)
Scientists are drilling miles into Earth to probe the chemistry and mechanics of the San Andreas Fault
(pp. 39-41)
(p.32)

Career & Employment

Revealing the flavor and function of foods calls for various analytical skills
(pp. 53-55)

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