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July 31, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 31
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July 31, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 31
Although it now remains a research tool, systems biology is moving toward clinical applications, including personalized medicine
By Celia Henry Arnaud
(pp. 17-26)
Features
Science & Technology
Second of two total syntheses casts doubt on earlier structure, synthesis (p.11)
ACS News
ACS helps design a program for teaching chemistry at Walt Disney World theme park (pp. 50-51)
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News of the Week

Hexacyclinol Debate Heats Up

Second of two total syntheses casts doubt on earlier structure, synthesis
(p.11)

Eastman Is Selling Batesville Plant

Buyer is a start-up looking to grow in the U.S. biofuels sector
(p.12)

Microbe Loves Acid

Hard-to-culture bug may play role in iron and sulfur cycling at hydrothermal vents
(p.12)

Chemical Earnings Continue To Rise

Companies in many cases still struggle to overcome effects of higher costs
(p.13)

Dubious Breast Implant Study

Doubts now surround study claiming to have found high levels of platinum in women with silicone breast
(p.13)

New Sunscreen

L'Oreal has won FDA approval for the first new organic sunscreen in the U.S. in 18 years
(p.14)

Protease Structure Reveals Surprises

Hepatitis C protease has dimer structure with composite active sites
(p.14)

Alchemy Takes On New Luster

Scholars strive to meld alchemy into the traditional scientific narrative
(p.15)

Select Agents

University Labs Are Found Noncompliant With Security Rules for Bioterror Agents
(p.15)
 

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Science & Technology

Structures of human telomeric quadruplex in cell-like solution have implications for anticancer therapeutics
(p.46)
Chemistry professor weaves together science and society on his weekly radio gig
(p.47)
Although it now remains a research tool, systems biology is moving toward clinical applications, including personalized medicine
(pp. 17-26)

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