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June 28, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 26
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June 28, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 26
Schools are exploring a variety of ways to augment laboratory safety instruction for undergraduate students
By Jyllian N. Kemsley
(pp. 14-20)
Features
Business
Small firms struggle to make their compounds the new standard in cancer therapy (pp. 24-28)
ACS News
Boston, Aug. 22–26 (p.51)
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News of the Week

2010 Green Chemistry Awards

Honors: Presidential challenge awards recognize innovations that promote sustainability
(p.9)

BASF Inks Bid For Cognis

Specialties: Latest acquisition will strengthen BASF’s position in home and personal care
(p.10)

EPA Supports Renewal Of Superfund Tax

Industry Cleanup: Agency urges Congress to pass legislation reinstating tax on chemicals and oil
(p.10)

Nanostructure Dynamics

Imaging: Time-resolved electron tomography provides 3-D views on ultrafast timescale
(p.11)

Battery Beginnings

Breaking Ground: Dow venture starts work on lithium-ion battery plant
(p.12)

Mylotarg Must Go

Regulatory Action: The only antibody-drug conjugate on the market has efficacy and safety issues
(p.12)

New Route To Amide Formation

Organic Synthesis: Unusual reaction has reactive species with reversed polarities
(p.13)
 

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Business

Platinum Compounds Are Precious Business
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Drug Discovery: Academic research institute, metals producer, and a pharmaceutical firm built new platinum compounds on the basis of a serendipitous discovery
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Small firms struggle to make their compounds the new standard in cancer therapy
(pp. 24-28)
Attendees at Chemspec Europe in Berlin see opportunities in process development and supply-chain management
(pp. 30-32)
Bankruptcy Exit: Shareholders object and say they want a larger stake
(p.22)
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Government & Policy

Lobbyists dispute costs, benefits of technology to prevent crashes
(pp. 36-37)
FDA takes first steps to identify hazards in tobacco products and smoke
(pp. 34-35)
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Science & Technology

Schools are exploring a variety of ways to augment laboratory safety instruction for undergraduate students
(pp. 14-20)
Where some see pollution, Andrew Bocarsly sees products
(pp. 40-41)
Start-up companies introduce two routes to stay environmentally friendly after you’re dead and gone
(pp. 41-42)
Organic chemist invented a compound in 1995 that is now at the center of a controversy brewing over synthetic marijuana
(p.43)
Toxic Substances: Children's levels are higher than their mothers'
(p.38)

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