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May 11, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 19
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May 11, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 19
Cosmetics makers worry they won't meet the 2013 deadline for new European Union safety-testing regulations
By Marc S. Reisch
(pp. 10-15)
Features
Government & Policy
Bayer accident details reach public as safety board, Congress release preliminary investigation results (pp. 25-27)
Science & Technology
Highly strained cyclopropane-based molecules help chemists refine ideas about chemical bonding (pp. 32-33)
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News of the Week

Budget Boosts R&D Support

President's fiscal 2010 budget provides gains across science agencies
(p.5)

Business Groups Oppose Tax Hikes

Obama says tax code encourages shift of jobs overseas
(p.6)

Pandemic Readiness

Drug and vaccine makers prepare for a more virulent strain of H1N1
(p.6)

Negligence Caused UCLA Death

State safety and health agency faults university for training lapses, unsafe practices
(p.7)

New Way To Protect Unstable Boron Reagents

Masked boronates make 2-pyridyl coupling possible
(p.8)

Supporting Biofuels

President Obama wants U.S. leadership; EPA works on life-cycle analysis
(p.8)

Biotech Outlook

As access to most types of capital disappears, industry consolidation is likely in 2009
(p.9)

Signs Of Stress

Polymers indicate imminent failure by changing color
(p.9)

New Path To Cyclodipeptides

Enzyme uses amino acid-loaded tRNAs to make cyclodipeptides
(p.30)

Chemical Vital Signs

Living ants mask ever-present death cues with molecular indicators of vitality
(p.31)

ACS Introduces A New Journal

Society's family of physical chemistry publications will gain a letters journal
(p.34)

Whitesides Receives Inaugural Dreyfus Prize

Foundation honors chemist for his contributions to materials chemistry
(p.35)
 

Departments

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Business

In this highly populated, rapidly industrializing country, water purification is becoming a big business
(pp. 18-21)
Roche lets Genentech's R&D run free as it integrates the biotech powerhouse
(p.22)
Downplaying an insurgency, Pakistani chemical firm Engro has big plans for expansion
(p.23)
Small contract development firm Recipharm wants to swim with the big fish
Web Exclusive
Cosmetics makers worry they won't meet the 2013 deadline for new European Union safety-testing regulations
(pp. 10-15)
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Government & Policy

Bayer accident details reach public as safety board, Congress release preliminary investigation results
(pp. 25-27)
President Obama plans to issue a new directive for federal agencies
(p.29)