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Volume 84, Issue 29
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July 17, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 29
Genes would be hardly more than molecular dead weight if not for the 'epigenetic' context that turns them on and off
By Ivan Amato
(pp. 13-18)
Features
Science & Technology
Space-based IR telescope reveals assortment of substances in Tempel 1 (p.7)
ACS News
San Francisco, Sept. 10-14 
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News of the Week

A Comet's Chemical Composition

Space-based IR telescope reveals assortment of substances in Tempel 1
(p.7)

Vertellus Debuts

Arsenal Capital combines Reilly and Rutherford to form new specialties firm
(p.8)

EPA's Dioxin Review Is Criticized

National Research Council report says agency may have overstated cancer risks
(p.9)

Environment

China calls its chemical industry unsafe
(p.9)

China Wins Chemistry Olympiad

Taiwan, South Korea, and the Russian Federation tie for second place
(p.10)

Psilocybin Studies Turn A New Leaf

Scientists aim to set psychedelics research on a sound scientific footing
(p.10)

Pharma Deal

German software mogul is leading the merger of two biopharma companies into one firm.
(p.11)
 

Departments

ACS News

Graduate students, postdocs deepen their knowledge of chemistry and engineering that is benign by design
(p.49)
San Francisco, Sept. 10-14
(p.53)
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Government & Policy

New Mexico centrifuge uranium enrichment plant seen as key to expanding U.S. nuclear power industry
(pp. 31-33)
UN organization and Toronto researchers report on spending, gender, and immigration trends
(pp. 34-35)

Education

New courses combine multiple disciplines in single classroom
(pp. 43-45)
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Science & Technology

Neil Gordon's Passion For Uniting Scientists Got An Early Start
(p.39)
Gordon Research Conferences celebrate a rich history of nurturing the frontiers of science
(p.38)
A molecular biophysicist gives up the lab bench to follow another molecular muse
(p.41)
Genes would be hardly more than molecular dead weight if not for the 'epigenetic' context that turns them on and off
(pp. 13-18)

Career & Employment

Chemical informatics professionals help scientists cope with and benefit from information overload
(p.93)