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January 1, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 1
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January 1, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 1
Reigniting our commitment to science and technology: Education, collaboration, and innovation!
By Catherine T. (Katie) Hunt, ACS President
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Features
Government & Policy
Many opportunities, many unknowns in the new world of biofuels (pp. 19-21)
Science & Technology
Ionic liquids are flowing into intriguing areas ranging from mineralogy to lubrication to rocket propulsion (pp. 23-26)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Flurry of Deals

A quartet of companies unloads unwanted businesses at year's end
(p.8)

Government Cancels Vaccine Contract

Failure reflects problems with Project BioShield
(p.8)

New Way to Target HIV

Novel drug-binding site found on HIV reverse transcriptase
(p.9)

Right-to-Know Info Shrinks

EPA says change will reward cleaner firms; activists, Democrats decry move
(p.10)

Biopharmaceuticals

GSK pays big for late-stage cancer drug
(p.11)

Hydrogen Storage Gets A Boost

Direct H2 binding to metal atoms beefs up capacity
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Departments

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Science & Technology

Ionic liquids are flowing into intriguing areas ranging from mineralogy to lubrication to rocket propulsion
(pp. 23-26)
A recently identified crystal packing of aspirin reminds chemists that discoveries lurk in the most familiar places
(pp. 27-28)
New Software and Websites for the Chemical Enterprise
(p.29)

Career & Employment

Although the Ph.D. is the terminal degree in chemistry, it may not be the last one a chemist earns
(pp. 37-39)

Newscripts

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