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January 4, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 1
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January 4, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 1
By Joseph S. Francisco
(pp. 2-5)
Features
Government & Policy
Critics praise advanced research program for its laudable goals but worry over its implementation (pp. 19-21)
Science & Technology
Those fighting against counterfeit medicines face increasingly sophisticated adversaries (pp. 27-29)
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News of the Week

Big Pharma's Year-End Spree

Acquisitions: Flurry of deals bolsters drug companies’ late-stage pipelines
(p.9)

Finance

Court approves new lending for Tronox reorganization
(p.9)

Dirt Tells Resistance Tales

Environmental Chemistry: Antibiotic resistance genes in soil are increasing
(p.10)

Industry Drops Flame Retardant

Toxic Substances: Producers of decabde will shift to green alternatives
(p.10)

Sanofi Will Buy Chattem, Targeting U.S.’s Over-The-Counter Market

Pharmaceuticals: Deal will give French drug company access to lucrative U.S. market for over-the-counter products
(p.11)

Titania’s Prowess

Catalysis: Gold’s surprising reactivity may be partly due to oxide support
(p.11)
 

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Government & Policy

Critics praise advanced research program for its laudable goals but worry over its implementation
(pp. 19-21)
Poor economic models and barriers to research collaboration are stifling U.S. innovation
(pp. 22-23)
Policymakers look to federally funded inducement prizes to help solve societal challenges
(p.24)