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April 6, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 14
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April 6, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 14
A crop of small-molecule drugs in development could double the treatment options for people with multiple sclerosis in coming years
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 10-15)
Features
Government & Policy
Rival bills in Congress differ in how long innovators can enjoy market exclusivity (pp. 23-25)
Science & Technology
Epigenetics, the molecular framework that controls genes’ expression, takes its cues from both nature and nurture (pp. 28-32)
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Dealing with CO2

Technologies to capture greenhouse gas advance
(p.5)

Climate-Change Bill Introduced

Draft legislation launches House debate on how to cut greenhouse gas emissions
(p.6)

Virus Power

Genetically engineered virus fabricates lithium-ion battery's cathode
(p.6)

BP Top Scientist Nominated For DOE Post

Koonin tapped to head Energy Department's Office of Science
(p.7)

Low-Cost Iron For Fuel Cells

New synthetic route produces highly active non-precious-metal catalysts
(p.8)

Takeda Elevates U.S. Operations

U.S. division takes lead in bringing new drugs to market
(p.8)

Better Bisphosphonates

Lipophilic compound kills more cancer than traditional analog
(p.9)

Priestley House May Be Shuttered

Pennsylvania state budget cuts could cease operation of ACS Historic Chemical Landmark
(p.9)
 

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ACS News

Derived from food products, these protein fragments could hold cancer, obesity, and other disorders at bay
(pp. 33-35)
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Government & Policy

Rival bills in Congress differ in how long innovators can enjoy market exclusivity
(pp. 23-25)
Diplomats begin working out new global treaty to curb greenhouse gas emissions
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Books

National Academies book guides young researchers in responsible behavior
(p.7)
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Science & Technology

A crop of small-molecule drugs in development could double the treatment options for people with multiple sclerosis in coming years
(pp. 10-15)
The founding generation of epigenetics-based drugs combine promise and peril
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Epigenetic modifications alter chromatin landscape, turn genes on and off
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Epigenetics, the molecular framework that controls genes’ expression, takes its cues from both nature and nurture
(pp. 28-32)

Career & Employment

As recessionary forces grip the globe, firms cut the fat from international staffing plans
(pp. 41-43)

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