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July 9, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 28
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July 9, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 28
The electronics industry's move to next-generation computer chips is challenging the ingenuity of chemical suppliers
By Michael McCoy
(pp. 10-16)
Features
Government & Policy
Summit on security regulations gives instructions and advice on what to expect (pp. 29-30)
Science & Technology
Presidential awards honor chemical advances that promote pollution prevention and sustainability (pp. 35-38)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Materials In Motion

Risky Business
Recession and rapid rebound in flat-panel display business throw raw material suppliers into a tizzy
(pp. 18-19)
Tuning In
Printed RFID tags aren't ready for ubiquity, but niche applications are within reach
(pp. 20-21)
 

News of the Week

Huntsman Receives New Takeover Bid

Specialty chemical maker Hexion bests Basell's offer by 8%
(p.6)

Low-Cost Catalysis

Inexpensive MoS2 mimics precious-metal catalyst
(p.7)

Lanxess readies Styrenics Sale

Joint venture will become wholly owned by Ineos after two years
(p.8)

New Data On Old Climates

Antarctic ice core provides temperature record dating back 800,000 years
(p.8)

Boon For Biofuels

New projects seek to create energy from a range of renewable feedstocks
(p.9)

Pharma-Biotech Deal

Novartis expands its vaccines portfolio through a sweeping $366 million deal with Intercell
(p.9)
 

Departments

ACS News

Taken together, three books describe a future for working chemists who will need something different from their professional society
(pp. 44-45)
Former JACS editor served industry, academia, ACS
(p.51)
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Government & Policy

Summit on security regulations gives instructions and advice on what to expect
(pp. 29-30)
Drive to eliminate illegal explosive devices has gone too far, fireworks hobbyists say
(pp. 31-32)
Chemical makers say agreement will boost U.S. exports to fast-growing Asian market
(p.7)

Books

An insider looks at the chemical and politico-economic factors behind the tragedy
(pp. 41-42)
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Science & Technology

Printed RFID tags aren't ready for ubiquity, but niche applications are within reach
(pp. 20-21)
The electronics industry's move to next-generation computer chips is challenging the ingenuity of chemical suppliers
(pp. 10-16)
Presidential awards honor chemical advances that promote pollution prevention and sustainability
(pp. 35-38)
Partnerships between manufacturers and academic researchers advance instrument development
(p.39)
Tanning turns raw hide into a useful, durable product
(p.40)

Newscripts

(p.56)

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