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September 18, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 38
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September 18, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 38
Agency has come a long way in its first century, but serious challenges remain
By Bette Hileman
(pp. 15-20)
Features
ACS News
Chemists at society's national meeting focus on making the world a better place (p.9)
Career & Employment
Uptick in the job market for chemists in 2006 and a routine salary boost for those with jobs (pp. 42-51)
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News of the Week

Spotlight On Service

Chemists at society's national meeting focus on making the world a better place
(p.9)

Investors Buy Emission Credits

Purchase gets brokers involved in global warming gas cuts in a big way
(p.10)

New Trigger For Regulation

EPA proposal would relax rules for emission control from modified facilities
(p.10)

GE Silicones Sold

Firm will sell its Advanced Materials unit to Apollo Management for $3.8 billion
(p.11)

Triggering The Kiss Of Death

Small molecule spurs protein executioner into action
(p.11)

Acylfulvene Attack

Researchers learn how potent anticancer agent binds, then breaks, DNA
(p.12)

Fruitful Phosphirenes

Polythiophenes with organophosphorus spacers could boost optoelectronic materials
(p.12)

Climate Change

Support Voiced For Geo-Engineering Research To Combat Global Warming
(p.13)

Dolan Dismissed

Shake-up at Bristol-Myers Squibb adds to talk of a takeover
(p.13)

Damage Control

Combination of carbon nanofibers and stem cells can regenerate lost neurons in rats
(p.14)

Microbes Live Near Undersea CO2 Lake

Discovery of unusual microbial ecosystem has astrobiological implications
(p.14)
 

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Government & Policy

Agency has come a long way in its first century, but serious challenges remain
(pp. 15-20)
Science lab modules queue up as Atlantis delivers key elements to the International Space Station
(p.28)
Embryonic stem cell scientists are on roller coaster of funding, research highs and lows
(p.29)
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Science & Technology

At 20th Protein Society symposium, researchers show how to poke, perturb, and redesign proteins
(pp. 31-33)
New software and websites for the chemical enterprise
(p.34)

Career & Employment

Uptick in the job market for chemists in 2006 and a routine salary boost for those with jobs
(pp. 42-51)