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October 2, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 40
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October 2, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 40
Mass spectrometry shines in applications from proteomics to structural biology, but challenges remain
By Celia Henry Arnaud
(pp. 17-25)
Features
Science & Technology
Mass spec technique images lipid bilayer with better than 100-nm resolution (p.11)
Government & Policy
Task force seeks advice on how to reduce and control Gulf of Mexico's low-oxygen zone (pp. 40-42)
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News of the Week

RNA Interference

Two Americans share prize for discovery of RNA gene-silencing mechanism
(p.8)

Membrane Close-Up

Mass spec technique images lipid bilayer with better than 100-nm resolution
(p.11)

Nanoscale Copies

Parallel method makes 55,000 copies of minuscule pattern in minutes
(p.13)

Anthrax Redux

FBI scientist says powders in 2001 attacks contain pure, but untreated spores
(p.14)

Plant Security

Congress grants DHS authority to develop chemical plant antiterrorism protections
(p.14)

Huntsman Sale

Firm agrees to sell European petrochemicals business to SABIC for $700 million
(p.15)

Prey's Perfume

Parasitic plant relies on volatiles to track down suitable hosts
(p.15)
 

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Mass spectrometry shines in applications from proteomics to structural biology, but challenges remain
(pp. 17-25)
Scientists crack how a family of brain cell receptors receives and responds to chemical signals
(pp. 44-45)
Scientists cite baseline environmental data as key to assessing hurricanes' impact
(pp. 47-49)

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