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October 22, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 43
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October 22, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 43
While balancing equations, inmates at San Quentin learn to balance their lives
By Linda Wang
(pp. 17-22)
Features
Business
Increased product outsourcing and busier plants make custom manufacturers feel more prosperous at CPhI (pp. 34-38)
Career & Employment
Three top companies share their strategies for producing happy employees (pp. 67-72)
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Nanowire Powers pH Meter

Design of coaxial nanostructures yields stable, powerful solar cells
(p.11)

A Golden Close-Up

Crystal structure of a gold-thiolate cluster reveals surprising surface chemistry
(p.13)

Alternative Energy

Universities compete in third solar decathlon
(p.15)
 

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ACS News

Cooperative agreement reached after visit to the Balkan region
(p.62)
Tapping the reservoir of talent in ACS keeps the society's business moving
(p.63)
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Government & Policy

Construction of critical chemical weapons destruction facility at Shchuch'ye is back on track
(pp. 42-44)
Changes at the health agency are sharply criticized at congressional hearing
(pp. 45-47)

Education

While balancing equations, inmates at San Quentin learn to balance their lives
(pp. 17-22)
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Science & Technology

Specialty conference highlights the benefits of supercritical fluids for chiral drug development
(pp. 49-50)
Impending environmental lab closure generates protest, even while scientists prepare to move on
(pp. 52-53)
Method yields tunable materials that diffract visible light selectively
(pp. 54-55)
An NMR study enables analysis of a protein while it's still busy being born on the ribosome
(pp. 56-57)
First core samples from deep inside the fault zone promise new earthquake understanding
(p.58)
New And Notable In The Chemical Industry
(p.59)

Career & Employment

Three top companies share their strategies for producing happy employees
(pp. 67-72)

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