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November 30, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 48
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November 30, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 48
Recalls and public concern drive the push for greater vigilance
By Jyllian N. Kemsley and Marc S. Reisch
(p.11)
Features
Government & Policy
EPA addresses data gaps, prepares to register more products (pp. 25-26)
Science & Technology
Flexible, high-aspect-ratio nanowires turn researcher into entrepreneur (pp. 30-31)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Making Food Safer

Testing Life's Staples
Time, sensitivity, and broad screening for contaminants in a multitude of matrices are critical for food analysis
(pp. 12-14)
There's Money In Safer Food
As concern grows over food recalls, instrument makers eye a growing market for test equipment
(pp. 15-17)
 

News of the Week

Calcite Close-Up

Composites: 3-D images reveal mineral’s interactions with a biopolymer
(p.7)

A Pathogen’s Biochemical Mesh

Systems Biology: Study reveals that mycoplasma pneumoniae does more with less
(p.8)

Freeze Protector Is Protein-free

Biochemistry: First-in-class natural antifreeze from alaskan beetle has carbohydrate and lipid components
(p.9)

Drug R&D Heats Up In Beijing

Globalization: PPD buys Bioduro, Merck Serono builds new lab in Chinese capital
(p.10)

Reliance Bids For LyondellBasell

Megamerger: Sale would make Indian conglomerate one of top five chemical companies worldwide
(p.10)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

EPA addresses data gaps, prepares to register more products
(pp. 25-26)
Clean energy manufacturers see lost opportunity in failure to pass legislation that puts price on carbon
(pp. 27-28)

Science & Technology

Time, sensitivity, and broad screening for contaminants in a multitude of matrices are critical for food analysis
(pp. 12-14)
Recalls and public concern drive the push for greater vigilance
(p.11)
Flexible, high-aspect-ratio nanowires turn researcher into entrepreneur
(pp. 30-31)
Nanoscale aluminum and ice blend sends rocket aloft
(p.32)
Nonenzymatic technique for enantioselective amine acylation dispenses with a complex catalyst
(p.33)