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November 24, 2008 Issue

Volume 86, Issue 47
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November 24, 2008 Issue, Vol. 86 | Iss. 47
Laboratory management software takes on the data explosion in life sciences
By Rick Mullin
(pp. 13-18)
Features
Government & Policy
Transition to Obama Administration poses opportunity for shifts in priorities, direction of agency research (pp. 29-32)
Science & Technology
New technique catches eye of semiconductor industry and nanomanufacturing researchers (pp. 38-39)
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Auto Woes Hit Chemical Makers

Car production plummets, and chemical demand follows
(p.7)

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Classic organic reaction modifies semiconductors
(p.8)

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Exposure to pesticides and a prophylactic drug caused vets' illness
(p.8)

Ineos' Loan Problem

Debt-ridden petrochemical maker arranges waivers of loan covenants
(p.9)

Naming Dangerous Chemical Facilities

Report lists sites where accidents, terrorist attacks could kill millions
(p.10)

A Catalyst With Fluxionality

New class of chiral catalysts mediates tricky olefin metathesis reactions
(p.11)

Pfizer's Stem Cell Research

Regenerative medicine unit will combine and expand current work
(p.11)
 

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Government & Policy

Transition to Obama Administration poses opportunity for shifts in priorities, direction of agency research
(pp. 29-32)
Critics worry changes would reduce investment, slow pace of innovation
(pp. 33-35)

Education

Science learning takes many forms outside the classroom and may spark long-term interest
(pp. 45-48)
Get Involved With Informal Education Through ACS
(p.46)
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Science & Technology

New technique catches eye of semiconductor industry and nanomanufacturing researchers
(pp. 38-39)
An artist scans a nanoscientist's samples for framable landscapes
(pp. 40-41)
Technology and Business news for the laboratory world
(p.42)
New Software and Websites for the Chemical Enterprise
(p.44)

Newscripts

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