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June 15, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 24
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June 15, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 24
Raman and infrared spectroscopic methods give glimpses of difficult-to-see parts of the amyloid formation process
By Celia Henry Arnaud
(pp. 10-14)
Features
Business
Solar energy developers seek to move beyond clunky rooftop panels (pp. 17-18)
Government & Policy
Breaks provided by House's climate-change bill to energy-intensive sector leave chemical industry wanting more (pp. 22-23)
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Zare Is 2010 Priestley Medalist

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(p.5)

Zare Named Priestley Medalist

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(p.5)

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(p.6)

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(p.6)

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(p.7)

CO2 Grants For Chemical Plants

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(p.7)

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(p.8)

Lanxess Boosts Footprint In China And India

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(p.8)

Future Factory Takes Flight

Europe-based group targets more efficient processes
(p.9)

Margaret Cavanaugh Wins ACS Volunteer Service Award

National Science Foundation deputy assistant director has headed numerous American Chemical Society committees
(p.9)
 

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Government & Policy

Breaks provided by House's climate-change bill to energy-intensive sector leave chemical industry wanting more
(pp. 22-23)
Congress is moving legislation to outlaw mercury-cell chlorine plants
(pp. 24-25)
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Science & Technology

Raman and infrared spectroscopic methods give glimpses of difficult-to-see parts of the amyloid formation process
(pp. 10-14)
Some department chairs say they're coping, while others are just hanging on
(pp. 28-30)
Years of effort reveal the mechanisms of two catalytic asymmetric allylic substitution reactions
(pp. 31-33)
New and notable in the chemical industry
(p.34)