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February 26, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 9
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Drugs targeting the protein Hsp90 push already unstable cancer cells to the brink
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 15-23)
Features
Government & Policy
Business groups maintain ambitious agenda but face tough battles on Capitol Hill (pp. 40-42)
Science & Technology
Historical research helps untangle the complex mythology of quinine synthesis (pp. 47-50)
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Cover Story: Living On The Edge

Drug Designer
Infinity Scientist Lends Credibility To The Hsp90 Pursuit
(pp. 20-21)
 

News of the Week

Halogen-Induced Cyclization

Long-sought enantioselective reaction leads to halogenated steroidal compounds
(p.9)

Detecting Nuclear Materials

Two agencies unite to spur academic research in breakthrough technologies
(p.10)

Molecular Close-Up

Images show motions of single, confined molecule
(p.11)

Rail Strike Hits Canadian Firms

Chemical company executives call on Canadian government to act
(p.12)

Columbus' Silver Mining Debunked

Chemistry rewrites history of precious-metal processing in New World
(p.13)

Hazardous Waste

Facilities have been unequally sited in poor, minority communities
(p.13)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Business groups maintain ambitious agenda but face tough battles on Capitol Hill
(pp. 40-42)
Lawmakers probe Bush directive, fearing decrease in their influence on regulations
(p.43)

Books

A seasoned science writer analyzes how news is made
(pp. 52-53)
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Science & Technology

Infinity Scientist Lends Credibility To The Hsp90 Pursuit
(pp. 20-21)
Drugs targeting the protein Hsp90 push already unstable cancer cells to the brink
(pp. 15-23)
Historical research helps untangle the complex mythology of quinine synthesis
(pp. 47-50)
Chemists have a vital role to play in achieving sustainability
(p.51)

Newscripts

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