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March 3, 2008 Issue

Volume 86, Issue 9
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March 3, 2008 Issue, Vol. 86 | Iss. 9
Germany's prestigious research society sets up shop in Florida even as it faces criticism at home
By Sarah Everts
(pp. 12-17)
Features
Government & Policy
Prioritizing federal efforts for studying health and safety of nanomaterials evolves (pp. 29-30)
ACS News
In 2007, job market for chemists continued to improve and salary gains held at recent level of close to 5% (pp. 37-46)
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News of the Week

Real-Life Trial Of CO2 Capture

First step to CO2 sequestration to be tested at Wisconsin coal-fired power plant
(p.7)

Dow May Exit Some Businesses

Polymer operations with $2 billion in sales are being evaluated
(p.8)

Graphite Whiskers Found In Meteorites

Needle shapes may explain dimming of astronomical light
(p.8)

California Fights For Emissions Standards

Legislators battle White House, EPA chief over state's plan
(p.9)

Maya Blue Mystery

Researchers discover ancient mixture used to concoct durable pigment
(p.9)

Companies Meet Vaccine Needs

Yellow fever outbreak and neglected diseases spur corporate vaccine efforts
(p.10)

Different Inside And Out

New route yields selectively functionalized porous materials
(p.11)

Virus Capsid Reveals Surprises

Improved resolution uncovers a second protein in outer protein shell
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Business

Allen McClay Shares His Vision Of The Pharma Services Business
(p.21)
Almac weaves its five divisions into a drug development services network
(pp. 20-22)
Companies pursued change in 2007 in spite of credit market turmoil
(pp. 23-24)
Liveris' predictions for the fine chemicals industry miss the mark
(p.25)
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Government & Policy

Federal agencies collaborate on high-throughput toxicity studies to generate data for regulation
(pp. 27-28)
Prioritizing federal efforts for studying health and safety of nanomaterials evolves
(pp. 29-30)
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Science & Technology

Germany's prestigious research society sets up shop in Florida even as it faces criticism at home
(pp. 12-17)
Novel TV show features chemist making crystal meth
(pp. 32-33)
Ion channels can also act as enzymes and communication links
(pp. 34-35)

Career & Employment

Institutions of higher learning implement family-friendly practices to ease the tenure-track burden for female academics
(pp. 55-58)

Newscripts

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