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April 19, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 16
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April 19, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 16
With the help of specialty chemicals, papermakers seek endless recycling of scarce fibers
By Melody Voith
(pp. 13-17)
Features
Government & Policy
EPA will challenge confidentiality claims that redact chemical, business identities in health, safety reports (pp. 28-31)
Science & Technology
ACS Meeting News: Drug designers take aim at molecules that might mimic bariatric surgery’s ability to halt diabetes (pp. 39-40)
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News of the Week

Bioinspired Material Debuts

Peptoid Crystals: Peptide analogs self-assemble to form versatile 'molecular paper'
(p.7)

Boron-Oxygen Triple Play

Multiple Bonding: First isolable compound with a B≡O bond, thanks to platinum coordination
(p.8)

Triclosan Targeted

Regulators question safety, effectiveness of antibacterial in consumer products
(p.8)

BASF Restructures Pigments Business

Plant Closures: Program will eliminate 500 jobs worldwide
(p.9)

Report Backs Modified Crops

Agriculture: Experts caution that resistant weeds, insects could erase benefits
(p.9)

A Shield Against Ricin

Drug Development: Small molecule defeats potential bioterrorism agent
(p.10)

Cold Spring Harbor Sets Up New Branch In Suzhou

Lab's Asian outpost will serve as conference center for scientific meetings
(p.10)

Saluting Public Service

ACS honors congressmen for their work in shaping U.S. science and engineering policy
(p.11)

Weapons Lab's Laser Problems

GAO Report: Success is unlikely for first test at Lawrence Livermore's National Ignition Facility
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

EPA will challenge confidentiality claims that redact chemical, business identities in health, safety reports
(pp. 28-31)
Legislation proposes renewing the superfund tax, but industry decries it as unnecessary and unfair
(pp. 32-33)
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Science & Technology

Recycling: Extracting anticorrosion compounds from spent cigarettes could benefit the environment and steel
(p.34)
Heat stability of enzyme from Archaea microbe facilitates anti-inflammatory drug synthesis
(p.35)
ACS Meeting News: Drug designers take aim at molecules that might mimic bariatric surgery’s ability to halt diabetes
(pp. 39-40)
ACS Meeting News: Elucidating the chemistry of interstellar dust particles is key to understanding early planets
(pp. 36-38)

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Letters

Letters(pp. 4-5)