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January 11, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 2
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January 11, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 2
By Business Department
(pp. 11-19)
Features
Government & Policy
News Analysis: Copenhagen meeting falls victim to evolving global-warming politics (pp. 27-29)
Science & Technology
Measured by patent applications or journal articles, growth in chinese scientific output is stupendous (pp. 35-37)
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News of the Week

Finally, Palau'amine

Organic Synthesis: Ring formation anchors landmark conquest of complex marine natural product
(p.5)

Novartis Acts To Acquire Alcon

Pharmaceuticals: Deal will make swiss giant a big player in eye care
(p.6)

Restricting Dioxin In Dirt

Environment: EPA proposes to strengthen cleanup guidelines
(p.6)

Biogen Idec's CEO To Retire

Biotechnology: James Mullen will leave as the company grapples with a stagnant pipeline
(p.7)

Paper About Reactome Array Stirs Controversy

Interdisciplinary Research: Work on a sensitive new array describes chemistry that experts see as unclear at best
(p.7)

Burden Of Pollution

Superfund: EPA explores tougher financial requirements to ensure that companies pay for cleanups
(p.8)

Gilded Graphene

Materials: Gold coat and microscopy methods offer new way to see and analyze atoms-thick carbon sheets
(p.8)

Industrial Safety

Explosion at Japanese fluorine chemistry plant kills four workers
(p.9)

Targeted For Regulation

Toxic Substances: EPA names four categories of chemicals for action, including restrictions and bans
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Business

Even after 35 years, chromatography company stays focused to retain technological edge
(pp. 22-23)
BASF is trying to make the most of its new position in plastics additives
(pp. 24-25)
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Government & Policy

Exporters seek ratification of U.S.-Korea trade pact amid rising protectionist sentiment in Congress
(pp. 30-32)
News Analysis: Copenhagen meeting falls victim to evolving global-warming politics
(pp. 27-29)

Books

Book excoriates the antiscience crowd by examining recent controversies
(pp. 35-36)
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Science & Technology

Nanotechnology: Molybdenum oxide cluster provides seeding ground to form donut-shaped structure
(p.33)
Human Evolution: Our blueprint contains genetic information from an unexpected viral source
(p.33)
Manuscript-polishing services multiply as more authors aim to publish in English-language journals
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Measured by patent applications or journal articles, growth in chinese scientific output is stupendous
(pp. 35-37)

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