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August 28, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 35
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August 28, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 35
Energy crisis and presidential initiative bring new visibility to decades of research at 30-year-old National Renewable Energy Laboratory
By Jeff Johnson
(pp. 13-17)
Features
Science & Technology
Animal studies yield key evidence supporting memory storage hypothesis (p.6)
Science & Technology
Potential for advanced technologies drives search for room-temperature magnetic semiconductors (pp. 30-36)
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News of the Week

Remembrance Of Things Past

Animal studies yield key evidence supporting memory storage hypothesis
(p.6)

Ashland Unloads Paving Unit

After the transaction, Ashland will deal solely in chemicals
(p.7)

Biotech Rice Shows Up In Commercial Supplies

Trace amounts are found in storage bins
(p.7)

China launches water study

Government aims to improve access to clean water for 300 million Chinese
(p.8)

Supersized Sandwiches

Aromatic hydrocarbon ligands flank metal monolayers in stable complexes
(p.8)

Diamondoids For Tracing Oil Spills

Naturally occurring compounds can lead investigators to source of fuel spills
(p.9)

Sour Revealed

Sleuthing pegs taste-bud cells, proteins dedicated to sensing sour substances
(p.9)

Antibody Could Lead To Anthrax Test

Antibody-based technique might provide advantages over PCR procedure
(p.10)

Biomedical Research

Stem Cells Created Without Destroying Embryos
(p.10)
 

Departments

Government & Policy

Investigations aim to protect water systems, detect contamination, facilitate cleanup, and assess risk
(pp. 26-28)
Energy crisis and presidential initiative bring new visibility to decades of research at 30-year-old National Renewable Energy Laboratory
(pp. 13-17)
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Science & Technology

New and notable in the chemical industry
(p.46)
Potential for advanced technologies drives search for room-temperature magnetic semiconductors
(pp. 30-36)
Knowledge-transfer organization aims to benefit British chemistry-using industries
(pp. 37-40)
Structure was created in the lab by carrying out the first nucleic acid hybridization reaction
(pp. 41-42)
Sound drug-testing procedures provide facts but don't determine the fate of athletes caught cheating
(pp. 43-45)

Career & Employment

Art and science blend on the West Coast to create outstanding wine
(pp. 49-54)

Editor's Page

Letters

Letters(pp. 4-5)