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November 3, 2008 Issue

Volume 86, Issue 44
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November 3, 2008 Issue, Vol. 86 | Iss. 44
Economic turmoil points to a hazy outlook; a little imagination can open up job opportunities
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Features
Government & Policy
Chemical sector faces uncertainty about how to protect critical information (pp. 18-20)
Science & Technology
Fluorinated fluid is the protagonist of an ongoing experiment in preserving biological specimens (pp. 25-29)
Back Issues
 
A Tough Job Market Looms
It's business as usual for now; the future is less certain
(pp. 44-49)
Human Capital
Talent management is critical to recruiting
(p.48)
Entrepreneurial Trailblazers
Women build businesses around their passion for science
(pp. 50-54)
Extreme Chemistry
Chemists working in extreme environments mix science with adventure
(pp. 55-56)
International Internships
Research opportunities abroad offer students unique opportunities for career development, personal growth, and intercultural exchange
(pp. 57-60)
Cultural Confusion
Working abroad is fraught with difficulties, but it is also rewarding
(pp. 58-59)
 

News of the Week

A Mixed Third Quarter

Chemical makers struggle with high costs and hurricanes
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Dow Contests Pesticide Ban

Company accuses Quebec of prohibiting 2,4-D without scientific basis
(p.9)

NF3 Measured in Air

Levels of the greenhouse gas exceed industry's estimates
(p.9)

Gates Supports Health Explorers

Foundation awards novel approaches to health problems
(p.10)

Sequestering CO2

Pressure grows for greater haste in setting up trial projects at coal-fired facilities
(p.10)

Huntsman-Hexion Deal Off Again

Banks that were to finance merger deal won't provide loans to make it happen
(p.11)

New Material For Data Storage

Spin-transition compounds prove amenable to nanoscale processing
(p.11)

Plugging Along

Design advances improve spatial and temporal resolution of plug-based devices
(p.12)

Risks Of Bisphenol A

FDA's draft assessment of the controversial chemical is inadequate, a new report says
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Departments

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Government & Policy

Chemical sector faces uncertainty about how to protect critical information
(pp. 18-20)
NIST looks to help make biosciences measurements uniform
(p.21)
Core

Science & Technology

Fluorinated fluid is the protagonist of an ongoing experiment in preserving biological specimens
(pp. 25-29)
Industrial battery chemist-turned-professor conveys lessons learned
(p.30)
Spending on chemical research and on science and engineering as a whole rose a moderate 4.3% in 2006
(pp. 31-35)

Career & Employment

Talent management is critical to recruiting
(p.48)
It's business as usual for now; the future is less certain
(pp. 44-49)
Women build businesses around their passion for science
(pp. 50-54)
Chemists working in extreme environments mix science with adventure
(pp. 55-56)
Working abroad is fraught with difficulties, but it is also rewarding
(pp. 58-59)
Research opportunities abroad offer students unique opportunities for career development, personal growth, and intercultural exchange
(pp. 57-60)
Economic turmoil points to a hazy outlook; a little imagination can open up job opportunities
(p.43)

Newscripts

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