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May 15, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 20
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May 15, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 20
By Ivan Amato
(pp. 14-18)
Features
Business
New company will be leading supplier of lab products and services (p.9)
Business
Latest survey reflects several mergers and another strong year for U.S. chemical makers (pp. 23-27)
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News of the Week

Thermo And Fisher Agree To Merge

New company will be leading supplier of lab products and services
(p.9)

Artisan Molecules

Metal-terpyridine complexes form fractal polymers with aesthetic shapes
(p.10)

Merck Biologics

Company acquires two firms with protein-based drug technology
(p.10)

Detecting Drugs' Influence

Technique reveals compounds' direct effects on protein signaling interactions
(p.11)

Responsible Care

Industry says program obviates need to legislate safer manufacturing technology
(p.11)

Improvement Seen Across Industry

Most European chemical companies show growth in sales and earnings
(p.12)

Gast To Head Lehigh

Chemical engineer Alice Gast leaves MIT for Lehigh University
(p.13)
 

Departments

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Business

Latest survey reflects several mergers and another strong year for U.S. chemical makers
(pp. 23-27)
Fine chemicals makers vie, with mixed results, for business with Japanese drug companies
(pp. 29-33)
Wyeth's search for a new contract research partner led it around the globe to Hyderabad's GVK Bio
(p.34)
After almost 20 years of working with Solvay, Indian firm RSIL widens its contract research business
(p.35)

ACS News

Remote, rural section honors volunteers and thanks local industry for 25 years of success
(p.51)
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Government & Policy

New science chief faces budget challenges and pushes for greater analysis of uncertainty
(pp. 38-41)
A rare case of anthrax shows more is needed to protect citizens from infectious outbreaks, terror attacks
(p.42)

Education

Federal law banning sex discrimination in schools may do as much for academics as it has for athletics
(pp. 46-49)