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July 20, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 29
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July 20, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 29
Scientists devise new, streamlined methods to understand the complexity of biopharmaceuticals
By Jyllian N. Kemsley
(pp. 20-23)
Features
Business
Women made some strides at the very top but have little to show elsewhere (pp. 26-27)
Government & Policy
Chemical industry is fighting efforts to require 'safer' technologies, allow lawsuits (pp. 33-35)
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News of the Week

Academic Chemists Cement Global Ties

Leaders of U.S., Chinese chemistry departments meet in Beijing to share experiences
(p.14)

Exxon Invests In Algal Biofuels

Project represents a new direction for oil giant
(p.15)

RNA Distraction Is Therapeutic

Antisense nucleotides could one day combat a form of muscular dystrophy
(p.15)

A New Molecular Dynamic Frontier

New experiments show bond excitation can lead to counterintuitive products
(p.16)

Preparing For Swine Flu

Vaccine procurement ramps up as virus gains ground
(p.16)

Judging Doctoral Programs

With methodology in place, long-awaited graduate program rankings may soon be released
(p.17)

LyondellBasell Under Fire

Bankrupt firm's plan to close facilities in Texas has neighbors in an uproar
(p.17)

Pesticide Controversy

Activists express concern over field-test request for sulfuryl fluoride because of its global-warming potential
(p.17)

DNA Sorts Carbon Nanotubes

Specific sequences separate nanotubes according to chirality
(p.18)
 

Departments

Books

An exploration of how fossil molecules can provide valuable clues to geological and biological history
(pp. 49-50)
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Science & Technology

Scientists devise new, streamlined methods to understand the complexity of biopharmaceuticals
(pp. 20-23)
Cleaner, cheaper, smarter chemistry is no longer a pie-in-the-sky idea
(pp. 39-42)
Getting to know the trillions of microbes cohabitating with humanity
(pp. 43-46)
Technology and Business news for the laboratory world
(p.48)

Career & Employment

Training in the versatile discipline prepares chemists for jobs beyond the lab
(pp. 57-59)

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