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April 9, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 15
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April 9, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 15
Investments in centers and institutes underpin interdisciplinary efforts
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 15-21)
Features
Business
Petrochemical producers sat down in Texas to discuss how a global marketplace is upping the ante (pp. 24-25)
Government & Policy
Chemical manufacturers urge legislators to renew vital negotiating authority for international pacts (pp. 30-33)
Back Issues
 
What Are We Getting For The Money?
Assessing a return on investment in nanotechnology proves difficult
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News of the Week

Supreme Court Puts The Squeeze on EPA

Impact of CO2 ruling seen in Congress, pending suits
(p.9)

Novartis Halts Zelnorm Sales

Makers of a Parkinson's treatment also pull drug from market
(p.10)

Stem Cell Patents Under Fire

Patent & Trademark Office invalidates three key embryonic stem cell patents
(p.10)

Auxin In Action

Crystal structure shows how plant hormone interacts with proteins
(p.11)

Embargo Fallout

ACS is forced to drop Iranian members because of U.S. regulations
(p.11)

Giving Bacteria A One-Two Punch

Drug combo stymies development of resistant bacteria
(p.12)

Chemical Plant Security

Department of Homeland Security issues final rules
(p.13)

Industry And Academe

Companies team up with schools for education and R&D
(p.14)

Multitasking Catalysts

Mix-and-match enzymes can catalyze all four isoprenoid coupling reactions
(p.14)
 

Departments

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Business

Petrochemical producers sat down in Texas to discuss how a global marketplace is upping the ante
(pp. 24-25)
Biopharmaceutical firm takes the next step in securing an early-stage manufacturing base
(pp. 26-27)
Unlike other private equity groups, International Chemical Investors buys for the long term
(p.28)
Assessing a return on investment in nanotechnology proves difficult
Web Exclusive
Investments in centers and institutes underpin interdisciplinary efforts
(pp. 15-21)
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Government & Policy

Chemical manufacturers urge legislators to renew vital negotiating authority for international pacts
(pp. 30-33)
A common feed additive adds arsenic to human food and endangers water supplies
(pp. 34-35)
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Science & Technology

ACS meeting spotlights chemistry of insects, oceans, optical devices, and more
(pp. 37-39)
New Software and Websites for the Chemical Enterprise
(p.41)

Newscripts

(p.48)