August 21, 2006 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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August 21, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 34
August 21, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 34
Chemical and drug companies rush to set up corporate laboratories, straining the availability of qualified scientists
By Jean-François Tremblay
(pp. 15-22)
Science & Technology
Darunavir analog to AIDS-virus shapeshifters: Resistance may be futile (p.9)
ACS News
San Francisco, Sept. 10–14 (pp. 59-63)
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Retaining Efficacy Against Evasive HIV

Darunavir analog to AIDS-virus shapeshifters: Resistance may be futile

AIDS Progress

Lower drug prices are helping the fight against HIV/AIDS in poor countries

Congress To Probe Oil Field Shutdown

Hearing in September will examine BP's management at Prudhoe Bay

Dell Recalls Lithium Batteries

Energy-packed chemical reaction can lead to fire under certain conditions

Nature Inspires Building Design

Home for new biomedical institute in China will feature attributes of cells

Avian Influenza: A Hole In One

Cavity in N1 enzyme of H5N1 flu virus could be exploited for new flu drugs

Plavix Debacle

Gaps in a patent settlement open door for Apotex to launch generic version of drug



Government & Policy

Retiring House Republican Sherwood L. Boehlert reflects on his support for science, environment
(pp. 37-41)
National Science Board panel begins work on action plan to boost science education
Some environmentalists believe nuclear power must be one option to combat catastrophic climate change


Biennial conference spotlights communication, demonstrations, and food science
(pp. 50-51)

Science & Technology

So ordinary yet so versatile, eggs are a complex scramble of chemical compounds
Like chemical elements, nanoparticles of distinct types combine in definite proportions
(pp. 45-46)
Italian levulinic acid facility is first to make targeted biomass-based chemical feedstocks
Once thought to be simply tissue matrix, chondroitin sulfate is now shown to encode function

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