February 22, 2010 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News

All About Antibiotics - Speaking of Chemistry Ep. 8

Why should you finish all your antibiotics, even if you're starting to feel better? Carmen Drahl explains in the latest Speaking of Chemistry.

Copyright © 2010 American Chemical Society

February 22, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 8
February 22, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 8
Drug firms hope to accelerate their quest for evasive cures through partnerships
By Rick Mullin
(pp. 12-18)
Science & Technology
Subatomic particles provide new ways to study structure, dynamics of materials (pp. 36-39)
Questions about copyright infringement nag at academic social-networking site course hero (p.41)
Back Issues

News of the Week

Activation Of Protein Tags

Enzymology: To prepare biological labels for attachment, E1 enzymes dramatically remodel themselves

Obama Sings A Nuclear Tune

Renaissance: Administration offers $8.3 billion in loan guarantees for nuclear power plants

Partnerships Debut At Informex

Fine Chemicals: Trade show finds suppliers vying for position on high-tech outsourcing

Expanding The Genetic Code

Molecular Biology: New ribosome can install multiple unnatural amino acids in a protein

National Academy Of Engineering

New members include 18 people with chemistry connections

A New Facet Of Drug Resistance

Antibiotics: Low doses of one medication can cause resistance to that one and others

Yara Buys Terra

Mergers: International consolidation in fertilizer business picks up

Cellular Joy Stick

Biochemistry: Acetylation controls much more biology than previously expected

China's Environment

Unsustainable agricultural practices attract attention



Government & Policy

White House vows action after panel says U.S. remains unprepared for biological attack
(pp. 29-31)
Scientists tell house subcommittee that the U.S.needs an additional federal climate research program
(pp. 32-33)


Questions about copyright infringement nag at academic social-networking site course hero