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August 10, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 32
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August 10, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 32
As nanotechnology R&D advances, instrumentation is keeping stride with scientific and educational needs
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 12-17)
Features
Science & Technology
Golden anniversary for natural products research society brings celebration, introspection (pp. 32-35)
Career & Employment
For scientists with a flair for the visual, illustration is a fulfilling career (pp. 48-50)
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Contract research firm focuses its chemistry, biology services on early-stage drug development
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Custom chemical supplier not only serves customers abroad but also brings foreign products to the chinese market
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As nanotechnology R&D advances, instrumentation is keeping stride with scientific and educational needs
(pp. 12-17)
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Science & Technology

Golden anniversary for natural products research society brings celebration, introspection
(pp. 32-35)
Multilab studies assess performance in mass spectrometry-based proteomics experiments
(pp. 36-37)

Career & Employment

For scientists with a flair for the visual, illustration is a fulfilling career
(pp. 48-50)

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