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August 20, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 34
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August 20, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 34
Small molecules blocking the Met receptor could have an impact on a wide range of cancers
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 15-23)
Features
Government & Policy
Chemical manufacturers urge Congress to fix 'broken system' (pp. 42-47)
ACS News
 (pp. 74-75)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: One Pill, Many Uses

The Long Road
Scientists worked for years to unravel Met's role in cancer
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News of the Week

Akzo Nobel bid wins ICI

Deal will mark the end of an icon of British industry
(p.9)

In Living Color

Nanoscale fluorescence imaging now in multicolor
(p.10)

Nanotech Survey

OECD countries are examining nanomaterials
(p.10)

China's Drug Scandal

Trial of five executives from manufacturer of lethal antibiotic product is under way
(p.11)

Structure Quality

Crystal structures in 'hotter' journals tend to have more errors
(p.11)

Azadirachtin At Last

After more than two decades, chemists succeed at making complex natural product
(p.12)

New Chemistry Journals Emerge

Nature Chemistry, ACS Nano, and ChemSusChem are unveiled
(p.12)

'Evolved' Enzyme Has Unique Action

Technique produced a protein that catalyzes RNA ligation
(p.13)

FTC Moves To Investigate Climate-Offset Market

Federal Trade Commission may create stricter rules for companies that sell carbon offsets
(p.13)
 

Departments

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Business

Chemical Earnings Fell At Three Of Five Firms In Second Quarter
(p.28)
Aggregate rise in earnings among 25 chemical firms was 11.3% in the second quarter, with 18 companies seeing higher results
(pp. 27-30)
Setbacks for blockbuster drugs sideswipe several drug firms' second-quarter results
(pp. 32-33)
Second-quarter financial results reflect aging portfolios at big biotech companies
(pp. 34-35)
Soybeans are once again garnering attention as a renewable raw material for polymers
(pp. 36-39)
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Government & Policy

Chemical manufacturers urge Congress to fix 'broken system'
(pp. 42-47)
The national debate on chemical plant security raises false alarms
(p.49)

Science & Technology

Scientists worked for years to unravel Met's role in cancer
Web Exclusive
Small molecules blocking the Met receptor could have an impact on a wide range of cancers
(pp. 15-23)
Conference aims to foster unified approach to field's disparate topics
(pp. 52-54)
Engineers combine chemistry and biology to tackle an array of challenges
(pp. 55-57)

Newscripts

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