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April 10, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 15
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April 10, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 15
The search for a cure for cancer unites three partnerships between a drug developer and a pharmaceutical chemical company
By Assistant Managing Editor Michael McCoy and Associate Editor Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 19-27)
Features
Science & Technology
Method enables fabrication of circuit components starting from a liquid silane (p.13)
Science & Technology
Researchers are seeking earlier detection and method to slow progression of disabling disease (pp. 55-59)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Pharma Outsourcing

Two-For-One Deal
Satisfied with a first job, Rigel picks DSM for a more complex chemistry task
(pp. 20-22)
Beat The Clock
Millennium and Ash Stevens worked together in a race to get a cancer drug to market one year early
(pp. 24-25)
From Peptides To Small Molecules
Adherex draws on Scynexis' chemistry skills to develop a follow-on to its lead drug candidate
(pp. 26-27)
 

News of the Week

Nanotech Consumer Product Recalled in Germany

Glass-treating spray containing nanoparticles may have medical problems in many consumers
(p.10)

Semiconductors From Liquids

Method enables fabrication of circuit components starting from a liquid silane
(p.13)

Biotech Industry Improves in 2005

Annual Ernst & Young report portrays sector on verge of profitability
(p.14)

Industry Calls For Action On Energy

U.S. manufacturers urge Congress to allow more offshore drilling
(p.14)

Ferro Financials

Ferro Corp. has filed restated 2003 and 2004 financial report
(p.15)

Wyeth and Scots In Research Pact

Partners will spend $87 million on translational medicine R&D effort
(p.16)

Big Bucks For Science Education

Howard Hughes Medical Institute gives 20 professors $1 million each for science education projects
(p.17)
 

Departments

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Business

Relenza is less well-known than Tamiflu, but its use is equally controversial
(pp. 33-36)
Electronics are key for Honeywell and other firms, but critics want bigger barriers and safer technologies
(pp. 38-39)
Petrochemical producers are enjoying large profits, but they fear the end of their run
(pp. 40-41)
Satisfied with a first job, Rigel picks DSM for a more complex chemistry task
(pp. 20-22)
Millennium and Ash Stevens worked together in a race to get a cancer drug to market one year early
(pp. 24-25)
Adherex draws on Scynexis' chemistry skills to develop a follow-on to its lead drug candidate
(pp. 26-27)
The search for a cure for cancer unites three partnerships between a drug developer and a pharmaceutical chemical company
(pp. 19-27)
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Government & Policy

New global chemical management pact is major focus of GlobalChem conference
(pp. 44-46)
Proposal would require chemical facilities to preserve evidence after significant accidents
(pp. 49-52)
Inherent irrationality of nuclear weapons confounds command and control of their worldwide menace
(p.53)

Education

Working chemistry into a dramatic story line is intended to ease anxiety about learning the science
(pp. 76-77)
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Science & Technology

Technology And Business News For The Laboratory World
(p.74)
Researchers are seeking earlier detection and method to slow progression of disabling disease
(pp. 55-59)
Scientific fraud and other serious ethical violations pose persistent questions, challenges for editors
Marine microorganisms yield an abundance of new natural products with therapeutic potential
(pp. 67-69)
Meeting highlights include ultrahydrophobic films, peptide antibiotics, gas chromatography detection
(pp. 71-72)

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