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August 3, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 31
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August 3, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 31
Profits slump in C&EN’s first ranking since the onset of the financial crisis
By Alexander H. Tullo
(pp. 11-15)
Features
Government & Policy
Rapidly emerging field opens many opportunities but also poses difficult challenges (pp. 23-25)
Science & Technology
Details of the experiment that led to a researcher’s death prompt evaluations of academic safety practices (p.29)
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News of the Week

U.S. Wins Gold In Chemistry Olympiad

Taiwan is big winner; U.S. has best showing since 2002
(p.6)

Agilent To Buy Varian

$1.5 billion deal will bolster agilent’s push into bioanalytics
(p.7)

Sabotage At Energy Department Facility

Former employee destroys 4,000 protein crystals under study at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
(p.7)

Second-Quarter Results

Dow Chemical and BASF earnings reflect bad, but improving, economy
(p.8)

Unleashing The Energy Future

National research council calls for rapid technological deployment
(p.8)

Bony Variations

Cell type affects characteristics of engineered bone
(p.9)

Final Slate For ACS Fall Ballot

Candidates for president-elect, director-at-large, and district I and V directors
(p.9)

Cation Courier

The last family of ligand-gated ion channels reveals its form
(p.10)

Reaching For The Sun

Chemists convene in Germany to stake out the challenges for solar energy research
(p.10)
 

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Science & Technology

Details of the experiment that led to a researcher’s death prompt evaluations of academic safety practices
(p.29)
Reversing aging was once only fiction, but a special diet might add years to the human life span
(pp. 36-39)

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