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November 13, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 46
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November 13, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 46
Developing siRNA therapeutics depends on synthetic delivery systems
By Celia Henry Arnaud
(pp. 16-23)
Features
Government & Policy
Many companies tolerate risky practices that may lead to deadly accidents, chemical safety board says (pp. 31-33)
Science & Technology
French chemist carries out phosphorus research with one foot in the U.S. and the other in China (pp. 36-37)
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News of the Week

Abbott to Buy Kos

$3.7 billion acquisition is targeted at the lipid management market
(p.11)

Purifying Nanotubes

Plasma process selectively destroys metallic tubes
(p.11)

Cleaning Water With 'Nanorust'

Magnetite nanoparticles effectively remove arsenic from water
(p.12)

Bayer Consolidates

Firm will close two major research labs in the U.S., eliminating 600 R&D positions
(p.13)

Reactions Need Just A Pinch of Organocatalyst

Highly enantioselective transformations proceed with unusually small amounts of catalyst
(p.13)

'Frustrated' Solid Sucks Up Gases

Discovery opens new realm of sorptive materials
(p.14)

Ancient Teeth

Gentler laser mass spec method opens door to study of small and fragile fossils
(p.14)
 

Departments

Government & Policy

Many companies tolerate risky practices that may lead to deadly accidents, chemical safety board says
(pp. 31-33)
There is desperate need for strong leadership and fresh thinking to keep nuclear weapons under control
(p.34)

Science & Technology

Developing siRNA therapeutics depends on synthetic delivery systems
(pp. 16-23)
Technology and Business news for the laboratory world
(p.39)
French chemist carries out phosphorus research with one foot in the U.S. and the other in China
(pp. 36-37)

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