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May 14, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 20
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May 14, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 20
Ingredient makers are developing sophisticated encapsulation systems to deliver their actives to skin and hair
By Marc S. Reisch
(pp. 15-21)
Features
Business
U.S. chemical results are still strong, but growth in 2006 was slow compared with previous years (pp. 25-29)
Science & Technology
A variety of small RNAs turn down the volume on gene expression (pp. 42-43)
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News of the Week

Frustration, Hope At Biotech Event

Speakers point to struggle of getting drugs from lab to patients
(p.9)

Yeast Sniffs Out Explosives

Researchers put olfactory machinery into yeast
(p.10)

Lanxess Wants Degussa

German chemical maker is "very serious" about buying its compatriot rival
(p.11)

Probing Titan's Smog

Cassini spectrometers reveal reactions behind haze
(p.11)

Former Dow Executives Fight Back

Dismissed pair is denying company's accusations of betrayal
(p.12)

Higher Capacity Lithium-Ion Batteries

New cathode materials boost performance
(p.13)

Iranian ACS Members

Society reinstates 14 people who were dropped from the rolls owing to federal regulation
(p.13)
 

Departments

ACS News

Committee champions greater recognition of chemical technicians within ACS
(p.48)
(pp. 51-53)
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Government & Policy

Institute of Medicine symposium examines genetics, environmental triggers, treatments for this baffling illness
(pp. 32-35)
Chemical shippers fight efforts to reroute rail tank cars away from large urban areas
(pp. 36-38)
As pressure mounts for regulating a pervasive contaminant, EPA tells Congress it needs more data
(pp. 39-40)

Career & Employment

Scientists can find rewarding jobs outside academia or the pharmaceutical industry
(pp. 54-58)
Pharma Still Has Room For Natural Products Chemists
(p.56)

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