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April 27, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 17
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April 27, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 17
DOE-backed ethanol producers encounter difficulties converting waste streams to commercially viable fuel
By Melody Voith
(pp. 10-13)
Features
Government & Policy
Fuzzy and inconsistent food-labeling policies cause confusion, misuse of the term (p.28)
Science & Technology
Medicinal chemists disclose candidates for treating neurological, metabolic, and other disorders (pp. 31-33)
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News of the Week

Shaping Policy On Climate Change

Auctioning versus giving away emission allowances remains unsettled
(p.5)

Funding Stem Cell Research

NIH releases guidelines for funding embryonic stem cell research, which some researchers say are too restrictive
(p.6)

New Molecules In Space

Discovery of two complex compounds hints at more chemical diversity lurking in space
(p.6)

Chemical Earnings Continue To Slide

Companies cut to the bone to counter shrinking demand
(p.7)

Ultra-Long Range Molecules

Rubidium dimers have 100-nm bond lengths
(p.7)

FDA Warns Heparin Makers

Two Chinese firms get letters reinforcing agency's scrutiny of faulty products
(p.8)

Security Dispute Reaches Congress

Bayer admits using security law to block public access to chemical accident information
(p.8)

Expanding The RNA Roster

Chemical screen finds new small molecule-RNA conjugates
(p.9)

GSK Will Acquire Skin Care Firm Stiefel

Purchase continues British drug company's diversification drive
(p.9)
 

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Government & Policy

Enforcement of trade rules is Administration's top priority
(pp. 21-23)
Nuclear weapons labs should Ramp up energy R&D but continue stockpile, nonproliferation work, new secretary says
(pp. 24-25)
Changing funding formulas in the U.K. worry scientists
(pp. 26-27)
Fuzzy and inconsistent food-labeling policies cause confusion, misuse of the term
(p.28)
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Science & Technology

Medicinal chemists disclose candidates for treating neurological, metabolic, and other disorders
(pp. 31-33)
Controversy exists over whether motions at various timescales contribute to catalytic efficiency
(pp. 34-36)
ACS Meeting News: Researchers strive to devise methods that provide molecular-scale control
(pp. 37-38)
Advances could make oligosaccharides more accessible for study
(p.39)

Career & Employment

Science may be complex, but presentations should be clear, concise, and well-timed
(pp. 44-45)

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