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February 19, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 8
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February 19, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 8
Researchers picture and poke the ribosome to learn how it works
By Stu Borman
(pp. 13-16)
Features
Government & Policy
Bush's proposed budget continues last year's programs, offers meager gains (pp. 25-41)
Career & Employment
In a declining job market for pharmaceutical sales reps, a science degree can help open doors (pp. 43-46)
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News of the Week

Toray Will Boost Carbon Fiber

Growing aerospace use spurs projects by Japanese firm and its competitors
(p.8)

Mars Landscape

Spacecraft spots signs of fluid flow in rock
(p.9)

Upbeat Informex

Companies expect a healthier 2007
(p.9)

Huntsman Divestiture

Firm completes exit from commodity chemicals with $761 million sale of petrochemicals unit
(p.10)

Biofuels Merger

Diversa and Celunol plan new player in cellulosic ethanol
(p.11)

Fixing Global Warming

Costs of damage outstrip price of cutting emissions
(p.11)
 

Departments

Government & Policy

Bush's proposed budget continues last year's programs, offers meager gains
(pp. 25-41)
Paying to compensate for personal carbon dioxide emissions may not be as environmentally sound as it seems
(p.31)
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Science & Technology

Researchers picture and poke the ribosome to learn how it works
(pp. 13-16)
Danish spectroscopist aids developing nations
(p.36)
Technology and Business news for the laboratory world
(p.38)
Researchers are learning to turn gene transcription on and off with transcription factors of their own making
(pp. 34-35)

Career & Employment

In a declining job market for pharmaceutical sales reps, a science degree can help open doors
(pp. 43-46)

Newscripts

(p.56)