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All About Antibiotics - Speaking of Chemistry Ep. 8

Why should you finish all your antibiotics, even if you're starting to feel better? Carmen Drahl explains in the latest Speaking of Chemistry.

 
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August 30, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 35
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August 30, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 35
Green-energy and high-tech industries grow anxious over China's monopoly on these valuable resources
By Mitch Jacoby and Jessie Jiang
(pp. 9-12)
Features
Business
Eyeing an opportunity, the world’s synthetic menthol producers expand (pp. 15-16)
Science & Technology
Three nonprofits want to fund early-stage research with help from the masses (pp. 26-27)
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News of the Week

Judge Halts Stem Cell Research

Injunction: Federal funding for all human embryonic stem cell research must cease
(p.4)

Chemists Convene In Boston

ACS Meeting News: Technical sessions highlight chemistry’s role in fighting diseases
(p.5)

New Catalysis Journal To Launch

Publishing: ACS Catalysis will debut in January 2011
(p.5)

Making Edible Nanostructures

ACS Meeting News: Food-grade starting materials yield new metal-organic framework compounds
(p.6)

Silver Bullet For Fluorinations

ACS Meeting News: Late-stage cross-coupling may open route to radiotracers
(p.6)

A Head-Shaking Sensor

Bioengineering: Chemical detection linked to live cells and robotic mannequin
(p.7)

Buyout Targets Plead Their Case

Finance: PotashCorp, Airgas argue that hostile bids do not serve their shareholders

(p.7)

Carbon Credits Under Fire

Kyoto Protocol: United Nations examines alleged abuse of carbon-trading system
(p.8)

Red Wine Mimics Defended

ACS Meeting News: Sirtris says controversial antiaging compounds act at an allosteric site
(p.8)
 

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Government & Policy

Through their appropriation power, lawmakers could alter Obama’s plans for the agency’s future
(pp. 19-22)
First physicist in Congress crossed party lines to advance science and math education
(p.23)
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Science & Technology

ACS Meeting News: Wax is used to time paper-based microfluidic assays
(p.25)
ACS Meeting News: Templated self-assembly process produces highly uniform cylindrical nanomaterials
(p.24)
ACS Meeting News: Imaging shows larger-than-expected SERS-analyzable spots on nanoparticles
(p.24)
ACS Meeting News: Distinctive adhesive is helping scientists understand marine biology and providing a model for synthetic mimics
(p.24)
ACS Meeting News: Lanthanide nanomaterials convert visible light into disinfecting ultraviolet light
(p.25)
ACS Meeting News: Novel prodrug strategy improves an experimental HIV pill
(p.25)
Three nonprofits want to fund early-stage research with help from the masses
(pp. 26-27)
Chemists' fascination with square-planar carbon compounds continues
(pp. 28-29)

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