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May 31, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 22
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May 31, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 22
Custom manufacturers take on drug solubility issues to help pharmaceutical firms move products through development
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 13-18)
Features
Government & Policy
‘Shale gale’ reshapes energy outlook, but critics fear environmental impact (pp. 42-45)
Science & Technology
Breeding and biotechnology team up to deliver seed oils with tailored profiles (pp. 52-55)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Finding Solutions

Nicer Than Needles
Delivering biologic drugs orally, instead of by injection, calls for tricking the human body
(pp. 27-30)
 

News of the Week

Obama Beefs Up Oil Spill Response

Environment: President announces measures to avoid another oil rig disaster
(p.8)

Abbott To Acquire Piramal's Generics

Emerging Markets: Acquisition is latest big-pharma move into non-Western markets
(p.9)

Training Food Safety Scientists

Collaboration: Public-private partnership gets underway to teach foreign governments and manufacturers about U.S. practices
(p.9)

Dispute Flares Over Ardi

Paleontology: Disagreement concerns hominid's habitat and classification
(p.10)

R&D Heads Shift At Big Pharma

R&D Management: Pfizer and AstraZeneca get new research chiefs
(p.10)

Leadership Changes At Shin-Etsu

Japanese industry: celebrated manager moves on after 20-year run
(p.11)

Similar Molecules, Opposite Effects

Protein Interactions: Small-molecule analogs affect heat-shock protein complex in different ways
(p.11)

NIH Strengthens Conflict Rules

Ethics: New reporting requirements are expected to enhance public trust in biomedical research
(p.12)

Selective CO Oxidation

Catalysis: Low-coordination iron sites at interface between oxide and metal drives the conversion
(p.12)
 

Departments

Government & Policy

‘Shale gale’ reshapes energy outlook, but critics fear environmental impact
(pp. 42-45)
Frustration grows with perceived weakness of Administration’s efforts to boost U.S. competitiveness
(pp. 46-48)
Congress continues to question NASA's new plan for human space exploration
(p.49)

Books

The periodic table is a springboard for lively stories about the central science
(pp. 61-62)

Education

Hanoi University of Science and University of Illinois collaborate to modernize Vietnamese chemistry curriculum
(pp. 58-59)
U.S. students do research work in Thailand through a National Science Foundation program
(p.60)
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Science & Technology

Natural Products: A single enzyme catalyzes thioether cyclization of peptides with nearly no specificity for amino acid sequence
(p.56)
Delivering biologic drugs orally, instead of by injection, calls for tricking the human body
(pp. 27-30)
Custom manufacturers take on drug solubility issues to help pharmaceutical firms move products through development
(pp. 13-18)
Breeding and biotechnology team up to deliver seed oils with tailored profiles
(pp. 52-55)
Biodiesel Stability: New findings show that biodiesel corrodes the carbon steel used in fuel infrastructure
(p.50)

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