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February 27, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 9
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February 27, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 9
Singapore prepares to move up the R&D value chain by building a research infrastructure with both foreign and homegrown talent
By Celia Henry Arnaud
(pp. 10-14)
Features
Science & Technology
Study reveals spontaneous reactions that alter surface electronic properties (p.5)
Government & Policy
Global agreement aimed at protecting health, environment could also affect trade disputes (pp. 31-35)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: A Magnet For Talent

An Unlikely Center For Pharmaceuticals
India has skilled labor and China has raw materials, but big drug companies prefer Singapore
(pp. 12-15)
Educational Alliance Takes Next Step
Singaporean universities and MIT launch second phase of their education and research partnership
(pp. 18-19)
 

News of the Week

Self-assembling Nano Corrals

Study reveals spontaneous reactions that alter surface electronic properties
(p.5)

Dow Will Appeal Rocky Flats Verdict

Contractors were found liable for contamination at former nuclear weapons complex in Colorado
(p.6)

P&G To Drop Pharma R&D

Strategy shift to in-licensing will cost scores of science-related jobs
(p.6)

Analyzing Air Nanoparticulates

Mass spec technique characterizes airborne particles smaller than 10 nm
(p.7)

Mustard Agent Burning Opposed

Groups argue Army's plan would release unsafe levels of mercury
(p.8)

Science Indicators

NSB's biennial report shows science and engineering is increasingly global
(p.8)

Huntsman Readies Corporate Split

Chemicals maker will buy Ciba textile chemicals in prelude to breakup
(p.9)
 

Departments

Government & Policy

Global agreement aimed at protecting health, environment could also affect trade disputes
(pp. 31-35)
As gatekeepers of science in court, judges must bridge the worlds of science and the law
(pp. 36-39)

Education

Singaporean universities and MIT launch second phase of their education and research partnership
(pp. 18-19)
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Science & Technology

Technique allows systematic manipulation of pore orientation in molecular sieve thin films
(pp. 41-43)
Albert Hofmann, inventor of the mind-altering drug LSD, celebrates his 100th birthday
(pp. 43-44)
Veteran Danish catalysis developer's focus remains rooted in fundamental science
(p.45)
Singapore prepares to move up the R&D value chain by building a research infrastructure with both foreign and homegrown talent
(pp. 10-14)

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