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September 4, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 36
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September 4, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 36
Controlling personalities tame wild sugars on proteins and natural products
By Stu Borman
(pp. 13-22)
Features
Science & Technology
Reactive intermediate, extruded from niobium complex, opens synthetic vistas (p.7)
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News of the Week

A Mild Route To P2

Reactive intermediate, extruded from niobium complex, opens synthetic vistas
(p.7)

Emissions Trading Deal Set For China

World Bank-brokered deal provides $1.02 billion for emissions reductions
(p.8)

Mylan Is Buying Big Stake In Matrix

Indian pharmaceutical chemical firm will contribute a broad manufacturing network to generics drug firm
(p.8)

Getting Bacteria To Do The Work

Microscale motor relies on yoked microbes to spin a rotor
(p.9)

Cooling Compounds Conquer Chronic Pain

Interaction with nerves reveals mechanism to block long-term pain
(p.10)

DuPont Changes Retirement Options

Firm will move to a savings-and-investment plan from traditional pension
(p.10)

Fluorous Phase In A Cage

Self-assembling nanoshell sequesters perfluoroalkanes with exquisite control
(p.11)
 

Departments

Education

Carnegie initiative inspires reshaping of Ph.D. programs to fit modern times
(pp. 89-95)
Once outnumbered by humanities majors, science students are now studying abroad in force
(pp. 96-98)
Chemical engineering students at all levels can benefit from 'learn and earn' opportunities
(pp. 99-101)
Faculty from around the country share stories to help candidates 'ace' the interview process
(pp. 102-104)

Science & Technology

Controlling personalities tame wild sugars on proteins and natural products
(pp. 13-22)
A year after the hurricanes, scientists and industry workers reflect on the impact on their work and lives
(pp. 39-47)
Tool builders are pushing optical microscope vision to single-molecule sharpness
(pp. 49-52)

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