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October 30, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 44
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October 30, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 44
Biotechs take a more "agnostic approach" to drug discovery by expanding into small molecules
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 14-20)
Features
Business
Managers of industrial development zones all over China learn to better serve foreign and domestic companies (pp. 23-28)
Government & Policy
Information from Colorado's Mountain Research Station puts the global environment into sharper focus (pp. 35-37)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Lonza Will Buy Cambrex Biotech Businesses

Cambrex will shrink to half its size in $460 million deal
(p.9)

Splitting Water Creates Alloy

X-rays cause ice under pressure to form H2-O2 solid
(p.10)

Chemical Earnings Jump

Firms post strong growth compared with 2005 period; sales also climb
(p.11)

Fighting Flu

World Health Organization lays out new plan for fighting pandemic influenza
(p.11)

Probing Enzyme Function in Cells

Technique combines activity-based assays with metabolic profiling
(p.12)

Huntsman Textiles

Company reorganizes unit it purchased in July to focus on expansion in Asia
(p.13)

New Pathway To Pain Medications

Gene, enzyme, and small molecule control pain sensitivity
(p.13)
 

Departments

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Business

Managers of industrial development zones all over China learn to better serve foreign and domestic companies
(pp. 23-28)
Newcomer Minakem is banking on opportunities in the market for contract APIs
(pp. 30-31)
Innovations in flavors and fragrances frequently begin along an unassuming state highway in New Jersey
(p.32)
Biotechs take a more "agnostic approach" to drug discovery by expanding into small molecules
(pp. 14-20)

Education

Educators across the country are incorporating unique writing exercises into chemistry classes
(pp. 45-46)
Enormous chart figures prominently in Chicago's science-awareness event
(p.47)

Science & Technology

New polymerization techniques that reduce catalyst contamination of products could find broad industrial use
(pp. 40-41)
Powerful new evidence for existence of dark matter in the cosmos prompts speculation about its 'chemical' properties
(p.42)

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Letters

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