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August 25, 2008 Issue

Volume 86, Issue 34
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August 25, 2008 Issue, Vol. 86 | Iss. 34
For Metal-Organic frameworks, lab-scale research is brisk as commercialization begins
By Mitch Jacoby
(pp. 13-16)
Features
Business
Chemical firms see a strong business selling sodium methylate to the biodiesel industry (pp. 20-21)
Government & Policy
Attacks on ships increase, raising concerns of chemical terrorism (pp. 27-28)
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News of the Week

FBI's Anthrax Analysis

Experts discuss experimental techniques used to identify suspect Ivins
(p.6)

Invista Sues Rhodia, DuPont

Firms are trying to steal adiponitrile technology, Invista claims
(p.7)

ACS Meeting Draws Crowds

In Philadelphia, society celebrates anniversaries, announces new 'green' member benefit
(p.8)

Nanogold Oxidizes Alone

Small gold clusters add oxygen to styrene without help from additives
(p.9)

Polymer Shrinks And Swells

Exotic oscillating reaction moves matter
(p.9)

Diatomic Silicon

Carbene-stabilized Si(0) compound could spark new wave of silicon chemistry
(p.10)

FDA Calls BPA Safe

Agency's assessment of bisphenol A is hailed by industry, challenged by activists
(p.10)

Suspicious Death In China

Regulator's demise is latest scandal for country's food inspection system
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Attacks on ships increase, raising concerns of chemical terrorism
(pp. 27-28)
Former executive pushes for collaboration and standard scientific practices to improve credibility of industry-funded research
(p.29)

Books

An overview of action and research programs concerning U.S. doctoral education
(pp. 38-39)
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Science & Technology

For Metal-Organic frameworks, lab-scale research is brisk as commercialization begins
(pp. 13-16)
Forensic Science Center scientists tackle a number of chemical challenges
(pp. 32-35)
Due diligence by chemists is needed to prevent structural dysfunction
(p.36)
Technology and Business news for the laboratory world
(p.37)

Newscripts

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