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September 14, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 37
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September 14, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 37
New tools chart chemical modifications of DNA and its packaging proteins
By Laura Cassiday
(pp. 11-16)
Features
Government & Policy
EPA considers hazard, not just exposure, for future screening of endocrine disrupters (pp. 25-26)
Science & Technology
ACS Meeting News: Diatoms have a knack for working with silicon that chemists hope to reproduce in the lab (pp. 30-33)
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Science & Technology

New tools chart chemical modifications of DNA and its packaging proteins
(pp. 11-16)
ACS Meeting News: Diatoms have a knack for working with silicon that chemists hope to reproduce in the lab
(pp. 30-33)
ACS Meeting News: Physical chemists probe the inner workings of redox processes at the interfaces of water and electrodes
(pp. 34-35)
New software and Websites for the Chemical Enterprise
(p.36)

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