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March 26, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 13
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March 26, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 13
Priestley Medalist George M. Whitesides' address
By George M. Whitesides
(pp. 12-17)
Features
Business
North American olefins producers are still enjoying prosperity but are wary of a looming downturn (pp. 28-30)
Career & Employment
It takes more than good intentions to achieve diversity in the chemical workforce (pp. 46-49)
Back Issues
 
Always On The Move
George M. Whitesides, this year's Priestley Medalist, has influenced academia, government, and industry
(pp. 18-25)
 

News of the Week

Vitamin B-12 Mystery Is Solved

Enzyme structure reveals that one vitamin is cannibalized to make another
(p.7)

India's Patent Controversy

Patent committee chairman resigns following criticism
(p.8)

Political Science

House panel hears about editing of reports, interference with scientists' communications
(p.8)

Chemical Plant Security

Congress tries to alter anticipated DHS regulations
(p.11)

Stem Cells

NIH director calls for expanded federal policy
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

Priestley Medalist George M. Whitesides' address
(pp. 12-17)
U.S. companies expect to hike R&D spending without increasing hiring in 2007
(p.38)
Astronaut, medical doctor, dancer, entrepreneur, actor, science communicator—is there anything she can't do?
(p.39)

Career & Employment

It takes more than good intentions to achieve diversity in the chemical workforce
(pp. 46-49)

Newscripts

(p.56)