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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.

 
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March 8, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 10
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March 8, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 10
Five decades of laser technology shine light on chemistry fundamentals
By Mitch Jacoby
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Features
Business
At Informex, companies wooed customers with new in-house and partnered capabilities (pp. 20-22)
Government & Policy
News Analysis: Obama offers waste-plan overhaul, more R&D funds, and loan guarantees in hopes of building more reactors (pp. 31-33)
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News of the Week

Superconductor Is Simply Organic

Materials: Graphene subunit is a new class of organic high-temperature superconductors
(p.7)

Climate Panel To Get Independent Review

Climate Change: UN to commission audit of IPCC procedures
(p.8)

Upbeat Outlook At Pittcon

Instrumentation: Business picks up as worry over economy begins to dissipate
(p.8)

Germany's Merck To Acquire Millipore

Life Sciences: Deal will balance diversified company by adding lab and bioproducts business
(p.9)

Astellas Presses Bid For OSI

Pharmaceuticals: Japanese firm hopes to add oncology to its U.S. operations
(p.10)

Methane From Arctic Ocean

Climate Science: Amount of the greenhouse gas seeping from undersea deposits is much greater than expected
(p.10)

Dow To Exit Styrenics

Sale of Styron division to Bain Capital for $1.6 billion further focuses portfolio
(p.11)

Glycoproteins Made To Order

Chemical Biology: First homogeneous, eukaryote-type N-glycoproteins from prokaryotes
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Business

Chemical Industry Medalist Michael E. Campbell sees industry advancing by embracing change Michael E. Campbell sees industry advancing by embracing change
(pp. 23-25)
Chemical firms, focused on survival, avoided big-ticket acquisitions in 2009
(pp. 26-27)
Proposed revamp of psychiatry tome presents opportunities for drug firms
(p.28)
At Informex, companies wooed customers with new in-house and partnered capabilities
(pp. 20-22)
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Government & Policy

News Analysis: Obama offers waste-plan overhaul, more R&D funds, and loan guarantees in hopes of building more reactors
(pp. 31-33)
Atmospheric measurements can truth-check assertions about greenhouse gas reductions
(pp. 34-35)

Books

Book probes chemicals of concern as well as the concepts and perspectives of green chemistry
(pp. 44-45)