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December 4, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 49
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December 4, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 49
Market shifts and generic competition create dynamic environment for drug developers
By Joanne Grimley, IMS Management Consulting
(pp. 17-28)
Features
Government & Policy
Science aids a nettlesome FBI criminal probe (pp. 47-54)
Science & Technology
Florida campus brings drug discovery to the academic arena (pp. 64-67)
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Cover Story: Pharma Challenged

Mergers & Acquisitions
Megadeals wane, but consolidation continues
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News of the Week

Financial Firms Buy H. C. Starck

Sale of metals maker will help Bayer's life sciences push
(p.12)

Global Warming Case To High Court

Supreme Court weighs regulation of greenhouse gas emissions
(p.12)

Atmospheric Chemistry

Air pollution controls nip NOx in the bud
(p.13)

A Pipeline Push

Pfizer cuts sales staff by 20% as it touts its research program
(p.14)

Reclassifying Nanosilver

EPA will now consider nanosilver used in washing machines as pesticides
(p.14)

How Polonium Poisons

210Po carpet bombs cells with damaging α-particles
(p.15)
 

Departments

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Business

Potassium permanganate leader Carus Chemical looks for growth in the Middle East and Asia
(p.35)
Latin America, and Brazil in particular, is seeing no shortage of chemical projects in the works
(p.36)
The third quarter was generally strong for Europe's chemical companies
(pp. 38-39)
Low-viscosity waterborne dispersions enable thin, solvent-free films
(p.40)
Where chemistry reaches beyond the world of science
(p.42)
Megadeals wane, but consolidation continues
Web Exclusive
Market shifts and generic competition create dynamic environment for drug developers
(pp. 17-28)

ACS News

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Government & Policy

Science aids a nettlesome FBI criminal probe
(pp. 47-54)
Skyrocketing demand for ethanol feedstock could profoundly change the agricultural landscape
(pp. 57-62)
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Science & Technology

Florida campus brings drug discovery to the academic arena
(pp. 64-67)
Visible even from space, the conspicuous chemistry of bioluminescence continues to open new research and technology niches
(pp. 69-73)
Researchers confront an array of issues and questions when experimental work cannot be reproduced
(pp. 75-77)
London biophysicist is developing jet-based technologies to encapsulate living cells
(pp. 78-80)
Biopesticide derived from mold has promise as a greener method for eradicating insect pests
(pp. 82-83)
Miss America contestant representing Delaware is a chemical engineer, actor, and dancer
(p.84)