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November 26, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 48
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November 26, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 48
Faced with low-cost competition from Indian and Chinese newcomers, established contract research firms elsewhere reach for the scientific high ground
By Jean-Fran├žois Tremblay, Rick Mullin, Sarah Everts
(pp. 13-24)
Features
Government & Policy
Witnesses at House hearing express outrage over lack of FDA inspections (pp. 38-44)
Science & Technology
Flurry of new research overturns long-held ideas about ions, water, and macromolecules (pp. 47-49)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Shopping The World

Contracting Strategies
In A Global Market, Drugmakers Still Seek Local Relationships
(p.14)
 

News of the Week

Fast Action Urged On Climate Change

UN report says impacts of warming are already here
(p.7)

Supported Cross-Metathesis

Linker promotes effective alkene coupling
(p.8)

Liquid Crystals from DNA

Stacking of short DNA duplexes suggests origins of nucleic acid formation
(p.9)

Getting The Lead Out Of Bullets

Tungsten-tin composite provides alternative for hunters
(p.10)

Merck Again Turns To India For R&D

Deal with Nicholas Piramal is second in a year with an Indian company
(p.10)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

Flurry of new research overturns long-held ideas about ions, water, and macromolecules
(pp. 47-49)
Element enthusiast talks about making a periodic table for the 21st century
(p.50)
Technology and Business news for the laboratory world
(p.51)

Newscripts

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