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October 12, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 41
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October 12, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 41
Rise of foreign drug discovery services providers coincides with restructuring of R&D at major pharmaceutical firms
By Jean-Fran├žois Tremblay
(pp. 16-23)
Features
Government & Policy
Budget for 2010 gets moving after slow start; most research funding is up (pp. 38-39)
Science & Technology
Rocky Mountains provide a unique venue for a joint conference on a unique element (pp. 45-49)
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News of the Week

Nobel Prize In Chemistry

Awards: Structural studies of the ribosome get this year's nod
(p.9)

Nobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine

Awards: Three win for work on telomere biochemistry
(p.10)

Nobel Prize In Physics

Awards: Revolutionary optical technologies take this year's honor
(p.11)

Obama Supports Technology Mandate

Plant Security: Administration endorses requirement for safer technologies in chemical security bill
(p.11)

Chemist Charged With Crime

Intellectual Property: Fired DuPont chemist is hit with second suit charging he stole trade secrets
(p.12)

Reactive Dications Tamed

Main-Group Chemistry: Stabilizing positive charge with three nitrogen atoms yields stable group 16 complexes
(p.12)

Redesigning Silk

Materials: Reprocessing confers spider-silk qualities on silkworm silk
(p.13)

Unions Criticize Safety Board Again

Investigation: Panel's report on 2008 oleum release lacks teeth, unions say
(p.13)

Celebrating Chemistry

National Chemistry Week: This year's theme is the periodic table of the elements
(p.14)

Kraton To Go Public

Materials firm plans to raise up to $230 million with initial public offering of stock.
(p.14)
 

Departments

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Business

Alternative fuels and industrial chemicals from a single source are still a long way off
(pp. 28-29)
A former Merck manufacturing site is being recast as the contract manufacturer Cherokee Pharmaceuticals
(pp. 30-32)
The Thermo Fisher CEO is getting another big promotion: the top job at Bayer
(p.34)
Rise of foreign drug discovery services providers coincides with restructuring of R&D at major pharmaceutical firms
(pp. 16-23)
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Government & Policy

Budget for 2010 gets moving after slow start; most research funding is up
(pp. 38-39)
National Cancer Institute launches consortium to accelerate drug discovery and development
(pp. 40-41)

Books

Book gives a graphic presentation of the microbial world
(pp. 57-58)
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Science & Technology

Rocky Mountains provide a unique venue for a joint conference on a unique element
(pp. 45-49)
All of us have our very own odorprint, and scientists are hot on its trail
(pp. 50-54)
Chemists: Junk the jargon so that you can share your passion with those outside of the chemistry choir
(p.55)

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