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July 19, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 29
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July 19, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 29
Initiatives to educate and employ workers try to find a footing as nanotechnology evolves
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 10-16)
Features
Business
Big shifts in the pharmaceutical industry force change on a workhorse chemical manufacturing sector (pp. 20-24)
Science & Technology
Synthetic biologists use opposing methods to make microbes with tailored functions (pp. 34-36)
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News of the Week

Build Your Own Enzyme

Biochemistry: Scientists create the first intermolecular Diels-Alderase
(p.5)

Final Round Of ARPA-E Grants

Research: Energy Department issues $92 million in frontier grants
(p.6)

Moving Forward On Algal Biofuels

Alternative Energy: Exxonmobil, Synthetic Genomics facility will help optimize algal fuel production
(p.6)

Another Force To Stabilize Proteins

Structural Biology: Unappreciated interaction is widespread, research shows
(p.7)

Battery Demand On The Rise

Alternative Fuels: Lithium batteries and battery materials get a big boost from electric cars
(p.7)

Air Products Ups The Ante

Acquisitions: Industrial gas maker raises takeover offer for Airgas
(p.8)

Catalysis With Graphene Oxide

Organic Chemistry: Ultrathin sheets mediate multiple transformations
(p.8)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Senate hearing highlights confusion over what to do with leftover medicines, barriers to drug take-back programs
(pp. 28-29)
Appeals court rejects company's argument that part of law is unconstitutional
(p.30)

Books

An exploration of the myths and realities of chemical and biological warfare
(pp. 40-41)