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May 17, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 20
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May 17, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 20
Concerns over the cancer-causing potential of commonly used skin and hair care components dog cosmetic ingredient makers
By Marc S. Reisch
(pp. 13-16)
Features
Science & Technology
Chemistry and culture collide in the coining of namesake reactions (pp. 31-33)
Science & Technology
Response teams use multiple techniques, including a new one, to try to protect coastal wetlands (pp. 36-37)
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News of the Week

Rise Of The DNA Robots

Nanotechnology: Molecular machines stroll autonomously, transport cargo
(p.8)

Busy Week Of Oil Investigations

BP Spill: Congress, administration investigate, respond to gulf disaster
(p.9)

Cap-And-Trade Bill Introduced

Climate Change: Kerry, Lieberman bill is released after months of delay
(p.10)

Predicting Drugs' Harm To Kidneys

Drug Safety: Biomarkers in urine can better predict injurious effects of drug candidates
(p.10)

Losses Ease At Japanese Firms

Annual Results: Most chemical makers feel less pain, but Shin‑Etsu's profits plummet
(p.11)

Bacteria Chew Up Atrazine

Synthetic Biology: Engineered E. coli seek and destroy herbicide
(p.12)

Enzymologists Share Welch Award

Honors: 2010 prize goes to MIT's JoAnne Stubbe and Harvard's Christopher T. Walsh
(p.12)

House Halts Vote On Science Bill

Politics: Parliamentary maneuvers delay vote on America Competes reauthorization bill
(p.12)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Government, independent networks aim to enhance public understanding of science, technology impacts
(pp. 25-26)
Study finds that reducing pollution might remove aerosols previously thought to be part of the natural background
(p.28)
APRA-E releases second round of grants, providing 
$106 million for 37 advanced technology energy projects
(p.27)

Books

The tragic and extraordinary story of the first human cells to be cultured outside the body
(pp. 38-39)
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Science & Technology

Concerns over the cancer-causing potential of commonly used skin and hair care components dog cosmetic ingredient makers
(pp. 13-16)
Chemistry and culture collide in the coining of namesake reactions
(pp. 31-33)
Middle and high school students win big at organization's national science bowl and fair
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Annual meeting of black chemists and chemical engineers features host of role models and pioneers
(pp. 34-35)
Response teams use multiple techniques, including a new one, to try to protect coastal wetlands
(pp. 36-37)

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