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October 23, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 43
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October 23, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 43
Using a chemical language, bacteria coordinate everything from infection to plaque buildup
By Sarah Everts
(pp. 17-26)
Features
Business
Asian competition is rising, but a healthier pipeline has custom manufacturers feeling upbeat at CPhI (pp. 41-44)
Science & Technology
For one Long Island artist, her studio is her laboratory (pp. 53-56)
Back Issues
 
Battling Biofilms
It took decades before researchers believed that bacteria were sophisticated enough to organize into slimy biofilms
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Talking To The Hosts
Bacteria find ways to have chemical conversations with their hosts as well
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News of the Week

Lilly To Acquire Partner ICOS

$2.1 billion deal will yield full ownership of Cialis
(p.12)

Industry Looks To Academia

Degussa and DSM tap into the academic community's expertise.
(p.13)

Roomy Zeolite

Porous crystal has wide, interconnecting channels and superior properties
(p.13)

Merck Taps India For New Drug

German company pays Glenmark for rights to diabetes treatment
(p.14)

Peptide Lingo

Linguistic analysis leads to new antimicrobial peptides
(p.14)

Blood-Clotting Model

Simple chemical system provides insights into complex biological phenomenon
(p.15)

Crawford Guilty

Former FDA commissioner didn't disclose ownership of stock in companies affected by agency regulations
(p.15)
 

Departments

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Business

After slow start, the carpet recycling industry is gaining traction
(pp. 33-38)
Asian competition is rising, but a healthier pipeline has custom manufacturers feeling upbeat at CPhI
(pp. 41-44)
'Scoreboard' finds pharmaceutical and chemical companies are among top European investors in research
(p.45)
(pp. 29-30)

ACS News

William F. Polik, Chair, and F. Fleming Crim, Vice Chair; ACS Committee on Professional Training
(p.63)
Cofounder of Aldrich Chemical has a 'fierce' reputation in the art world
(p.64)
ACS local section hosts 100th anniversary celebration in New Orleans' French Quarter
(p.64)

Education

Room renovation for TV makeover show surprises industrial chemist-turned-middle school teacher
(pp. 60-62)
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Science & Technology

It took decades before researchers believed that bacteria were sophisticated enough to organize into slimy biofilms
Web Exclusive
Bacteria find ways to have chemical conversations with their hosts as well
Web Exclusive
Using a chemical language, bacteria coordinate everything from infection to plaque buildup
(pp. 17-26)
New Software and Websites for the Chemical Enterprise
(pp. 58-59)
For one Long Island artist, her studio is her laboratory
(pp. 53-56)

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