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March 5, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 10
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March 5, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 10
Having to contend constantly with political turmoil distinguishes researchers in Israel from those in the West
By Mitch Jacoby
(pp. 15-23)
Features
Government & Policy
Congress targets high drug prices (pp. 48-49)
ACS News
Chicago, March 25-29 (pp. 71-75)
Back Issues
 
Shekels For Science In Israel
Modest government funds and private donations support basic science research
(pp. 24-26)
On The Go In Israel
A C&EN reporter's travel notes from a fast-paced tour
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News of the Week

Polar Research Push Begins

International Polar Year will involve scientists from 63 countries
(p.9)

Aerosol Origins

Other source of secondary organic aerosols is proposed
(p.10)

Viral Armor

Details of virus's protective crystal casing could guide microscale engineering
(p.11)

Palau'amine Reconsidered

Structural revisions rankle chemists
(p.12)

Texas Utility Goes Green

TXU deal may lead to cleaner electricity generation plan
(p.12)

Fred Basolo Dies At 87

For six decades, former ACS president was an inorganic chemistry professor at Northwestern University
(p.13)

Individual Surface Atoms Identified

Technique fingerprints atoms at room temperature
(p.13)
 

Departments

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Business

Move to spring 2008 highlights competition in world of fine chemicals exhibitions
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An emerging biotech bonanza riveted contract manufacturers at Informex
(pp. 32-35)
Dutch company will focus on coatings and chemicals following pharmaceutical spin-off
(pp. 37-39)
Despite difficulties, Rohm and Haas CEO says opportunities abound for chemical makers
(pp. 41-43)
If GE can leave plastics behind, anybody can
(p.44)
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Government & Policy

Modest government funds and private donations support basic science research
(pp. 24-26)
Congress targets high drug prices
(pp. 48-49)
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Science & Technology

A C&EN reporter's travel notes from a fast-paced tour
Web Exclusive
Having to contend constantly with political turmoil distinguishes researchers in Israel from those in the West
(pp. 15-23)
ACS journal Chemical Reviews experiments with online updates of some of its articles
(pp. 54-56)

Newscripts

(p.240)

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