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November 9, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 45
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November 9, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 45
Drug companies and nonprofits are taking novel approaches to refill the pipeline of new drugs and vaccines for neglected diseases
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 16-22)
Features
Government & Policy
News Analysis: Copenhagen meeting is unlikely to produce a new climate-change treaty (pp. 37-39)
Science & Technology
Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, chemists who lived in former East Germany reflect on science then and now (pp. 42-46)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Old Drugs, New Tricks

Polypharmacology: Ligand-based approach finds new targets of known drugs
(p.11)

Clorox To Stop Using Chlorine

Plant Security: Bleach maker will end shipment of hazardous chemical
(p.12)

OSHA Hits BP With Record Fine

Safety: $87 million penalty for violations, failure to comply with 2005 settlement
(p.12)

Sparking A Sign Of Life

Crystal Growth: Specialized light source drives formation of 
optically pure amino acid derivatives
(p.12)

Climate-Change Maneuvers

Legislation: Democrats push ahead as Republicans boycott markup meetings
(p.13)

Pharma Strategy

Novartis makes major R&D and vaccines investments in China
(p.13)

Ironing Out Mercury's Makeup

Planetary Science: New results from spacecraft flyby show iron-rich surface
(p.14)

Light Commands Ion Channel

Chemical Biology: Photosensitive reaction opens or shuts potassium's flow
(p.14)

Environmental Scrutiny

EPA will assess impacts of black carbon and drilling chemicals for hydraulic fracturing
(p.15)

Japanese Earnings Surprise

Fiscal First Half: Firms performed better than feared
(p.15)
 

Departments

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Business

Photovoltaic prices will continue to drop, thanks to an oversupply of polysilicon
(pp. 28-30)
Technology management program receives high marks, but not all are pleased
(pp. 32-33)
A visionary in the fine chemicals industry claims a victory in a still-risky business
(p.34)
Drug companies and nonprofits are taking novel approaches to refill the pipeline of new drugs and vaccines for neglected diseases
(pp. 16-22)
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Science & Technology

Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, chemists who lived in former East Germany reflect on science then and now
(pp. 42-46)
Reluctance to restart production of plutonium-238 could mean the end of deep-space exploration
(p.47)
New software and Websites for the Chemical Enterprise
(p.48)

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