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May 5, 2008 Issue

Volume 86, Issue 18
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May 5, 2008 Issue, Vol. 86 | Iss. 18
A long view of high-level radioactive waste raises ethical questions of intergenerational responsiblities
By Jeff Johnson
(pp. 15-21)
Features
Business
Many contestants in C&EN's annual ranking of U.S.
company sales hold on to their positions (pp. 25-29)
Science & Technology
Vintage samples of the notorious alcoholic drink don't contain high levels of psychoactive compound (pp. 42-43)
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News of the Week

Sugars Imaged In Live Animals

Technique is 'global positioning system' for tracking glycans in organisms
(p.8)

Europe's Results Signal A Downturn

First quarter is marked by earnings drops
(p.9)

DSM Invests In Medical Polymers

Dutch firm acquires California's Polymer Technology Group
(p.10)

Scientific Integrity On The Line

Credibility of EPA's chemical assessments is in jeopardy
(p.10)

Ferreting Out HIV

Compound that pulls the virus out of hiding is synthesized
(p.11)

Pipeline Woes

Recent drug failures dim industry prospects
(p.12)

Tribute To Public Service

ACS honors three public servants for pushing the innovation agenda
(p.12)
 

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Government & Policy

A long view of high-level radioactive waste raises ethical questions of intergenerational responsiblities
(pp. 15-21)
Fairy Tales And Judicial Opinions
(p.36)
Courts find string of Bush Administration's Clean Air Act rules unlawful
(pp. 34-37)
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Science & Technology

Retractions set off controversy but seem unlikely to stymie progress in the field
(pp. 40-41)
Vintage samples of the notorious alcoholic drink don't contain high levels of psychoactive compound
(pp. 42-43)
Grad students produce high-profile symposium as part of an innovative education initiative
(pp. 44-45)
Specialized polymer is key to insulin-regulating device
(pp. 46-47)

Newscripts

(p.64)

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