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April 17, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 16
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April 17, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 16
Long the target of skepticism, oligonucleotide-based antisense drugs are starting to regain favor with investors
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 13-18)
Features
Science & Technology
Computational method leads to library of enzymes that fold and function (p.7)
Government & Policy
Russia, even U.S., is not likely to destroy arsenals completely by 2012 as mandated by treaty (pp. 27-30)
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News of the Week

Artificial P450 Enzymes Created

Computational method leads to library of enzymes that fold and function
(p.7)

Energy Advisory Board Abolished

Bodman decides board is no longer needed as White House sets direction for research
(p.8)

Sticky Bacterium

Chemistry behind biological adhesives super strength remains unknown
(p.8)

Modern Pioneers

Biotech companies challenged at BIO meeting to contribute to global issues
(p.9)

Lonza Boosts China Presence

Swiss company plans to make active pharmaceutical ingredients
(p.10)

Platinum From Breast Implants

Study implicates silicone implants as source of harmful platinum species
(p.11)

Treating VX

Activists, stakeholders oppose Army plan to ship, treat, and dispose of VX wastewater
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Russia, even U.S., is not likely to destroy arsenals completely by 2012 as mandated by treaty
(pp. 27-30)
Database finds diverse themes and predominantly basic research in federally funded R&D
(p.31)
Agency cuts science programs in order to refocus funding on space exploration
(p.32)
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Science & Technology

Gelatin has largely replaced the spongy confection's namesake, a plant-root ingredient
(p.41)
New and Notable in the Chemical Industry
(p.45)
Meeting spotlights novel electronic materials, antibiotic coatings, and an antiaging skin cream
(pp. 34-36)
Scientists aim to design and produce safe, high-performance nanomaterials 'right the first time'
(pp. 37-38)
An inexpensive water treatment technology is making a difference in poor communities around the world
(pp. 39-40)

Career & Employment

In the interdisciplinary field, researchers are defined more by their mind-sets than skill sets
(pp. 47-49)

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