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November 16, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 46
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November 16, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 46
Chemical companies hope their innovations can improve the environmental performance of tires without sacrificing safety and durability
By Alexander H. Tullo
(pp. 10-14)
Features
Government & Policy
Supreme Court ruling will impact process patents in biomedicine and technology (pp. 28-32)
Science & Technology
Targeting early steps in protein disposal could lead to drugs for cancer and more (pp. 41-43)
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News of the Week

Pfizer Slashes R&D

Pharmaceuticals: Company to close six research sites and consolidate others as part of integration with Wyeth
(p.5)

Chemical Security Bill Wins Approval

Safety: Legislation requires separate standards for academic labs, large commercial facilities
(p.6)

GFP In Motion

Photochemistry: Ultrafast method reveals how green fluorescent protein changes during proton transfer
(p.6)

Deep Rifts Over Climate Bill

Senate Hearing: Neither finance committee members nor experts agree on legislation’s economic impact
(p.7)

Tech Transfer

Universities adopt principles to ease developing world's access to discoveries
(p.7)

A New Blue

Inorganic Chemistry: Mn-based chromophore points to more 
planet-friendly pigments
(p.8)

Stabilized Helix Cracks Cancer Target

Chemical Biology: Stapled peptide thwarts notch, a master cell regulator
(p.9)
 

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Government & Policy

Supreme Court ruling will impact process patents in biomedicine and technology
(pp. 28-32)
William Paterson University faces charges of gender harassment, discrimination in its chemistry department
(pp. 33-36)
Symposium explores contributions of race, ethnicity, and gender to science’s demographics
(pp. 37-38)
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Science & Technology

Targeting early steps in protein disposal could lead to drugs for cancer and more
(pp. 41-43)
A largely forgotten natural resource holds vast nuclear power potential
(pp. 44-46)
Modifications for better control of redox potential and reactivity
(p.47)

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