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March 24, 2008 Issue

Volume 86, Issue 12
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March 24, 2008 Issue, Vol. 86 | Iss. 12
Annual instrument show convenes in partially recovered New Orleans
By Stu Borman
(pp. 51-55)
Features
Government & Policy
Activists fear the Army's 1,000-mile shipments of neutralized VX wastewater may be endangering the public and environment (pp. 29-33)
Science & Technology
Double-bond isomerization makes new ways to control nerve impulses available (pp. 42-44)
Back Issues
 
Moving From Bench To Bedside
Symposium emphasizes need to translate spectroscopic methods from the lab to the clinic
(pp. 56-58)
Clues At The Scene Of The Crime
Advances in forensics push the limits of trace analysis and raise public interest in science
(pp. 59-60)
New And Notable At Pittcon
Scientific Instrumentation And More
(pp. 62-66)
Pittcon Awards 2008
Researchers receive honors for achievements in analytical chemistry and spectroscopy
(pp. 67-68)
 

News of the Week

Financial Turmoil Worries Industry

Possible recession, high raw material costs likely to squeeze chemical profits in 2008
(p.11)

Data Duping

South Korean researchers admit to fabricating data in two papers
(p.12)

Radical Source

Hydroxyl radicals born from excited nitrogen dioxide and water
(p.12)

Mixed Impact Of Cutting CO2

Large range of outcomes possible from legislation to cut greenhouse gas emissions
(p.13)

Extrasolar Gas Discovered

Astronomers thrilled at sighting of methane on distant planet
(p.14)

NIH Seeks Input On Public Access

Research agency holds meeting to hear from stakeholders
(p.14)
 

Departments

ACS News

(p.75)
Researchers receive honors for achievements in analytical chemistry and spectroscopy
(pp. 67-68)
Annual instrument show convenes in partially recovered New Orleans
(pp. 51-55)
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Government & Policy

Activists fear the Army's 1,000-mile shipments of neutralized VX wastewater may be endangering the public and environment
(pp. 29-33)
Foundations, government agencies respond to research trend, but experts say more support is called for
(pp. 34-37)
OSHA refuses to issue mandatory standards, but House members introduce legislation
(pp. 38-39)

Books

Interactions between academia and businesses could affect the future of scientific research
(pp. 70-72)
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Science & Technology

Symposium emphasizes need to translate spectroscopic methods from the lab to the clinic
(pp. 56-58)
Advances in forensics push the limits of trace analysis and raise public interest in science
(pp. 59-60)
Scientific Instrumentation And More
(pp. 62-66)
Double-bond isomerization makes new ways to control nerve impulses available
(pp. 42-44)
Complex polysaccharide facilitates more than just blood thinning
(pp. 46-47)
Radio-wave-induced water dissociation isn't a miracle, they say
(p.49)

Newscripts

(p.80)