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February 22, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 8
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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)
Features
Science & Technology
Subatomic particles provide new ways to study structure, dynamics of materials (pp. 36-39)
Education
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
(p.7)

Obama Sings A Nuclear Tune

Renaissance: Administration offers $8.3 billion in loan guarantees for nuclear power plants
(p.8)

Partnerships Debut At Informex

Fine Chemicals: Trade show finds suppliers vying for position on high-tech outsourcing
(p.8)

Expanding The Genetic Code

Molecular Biology: New ribosome can install multiple unnatural amino acids in a protein
(p.9)

National Academy Of Engineering

New members include 18 people with chemistry connections
(p.9)

A New Facet Of Drug Resistance

Antibiotics: Low doses of one medication can cause resistance to that one and others
(p.10)

Yara Buys Terra

Mergers: International consolidation in fertilizer business picks up
(p.10)

Cellular Joy Stick

Biochemistry: Acetylation controls much more biology than previously expected
(p.11)

China's Environment

Unsustainable agricultural practices attract attention
(p.11)
 

Departments

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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)

Education

Questions about copyright infringement nag at academic social-networking site course hero
(p.41)