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September 6, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 36
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September 6, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 36
ACS meeting news: process chemists master the task of scaled-up pharmaceutical synthesis
By Bethany Halford
(pp. 17-28)
Features
Science & Technology
Looking back 150 years at the conference that led to the assembly of the periodic table (pp. 60-62)
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News of the Week

Covering Up For A Clear View

Surface Science: A blanket of graphene helps reveal the structure of water lying underneath
(p.11)

Technique Combo Beats NMR Solo

Structural Biology: Combined strategy yields largest-ever solution structures
(p.12)

Two Firms Near Bankruptcy Exit

Reorganization: Chemtura and Tronox reach agreements that could soon end court supervision
(p.12)

Sanofi Comes Out With Genzyme Bid

Takeover: after being rejected by the biotech firm’s management, Sanofi makes its case with shareholders
(p.13)

Nanopore-Based Screening

DNA Analysis: Method detects single molecules passing through holes in graphene
(p.14)

Probing Individual Chemical Events

Imaging: Method tracks single-molecule reactions spatially and temporally
(p.14)

Academies Review Climate Panel

Climate Change: UN panel needs new leadership, says coalition of national science academies
(p.15)
 

Departments

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Business

Drugmakers and regulators are struggling to secure a market that relies heavily on outsourcing
(pp. 32-33)
Additive makers say their latest clarifiers extend the reach of the versatile polymer
(pp. 34-37)
Recovery of financial markets brings new sources of capital to India's pharmaceutical chemical sector
(pp. 38-40)
ACS Meeting News: Distinguishing between invention and innovation in creating jobs and wealth
(pp. 42-43)
Novolyte gears up to supply critical electrolytes for car batteries
(pp. 44-45)
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Government & Policy

Facing huge challenges, agency wields meager resources
(pp. 48-50)
GAO study confirms that levels are low and health risk is likely very small
(pp. 51-54)
Attorney general to issue new order to force university to provide researcher’s data, e-mails
(p.56)

Books

Exploring the ways people perceive risk and how they act accordingly
(pp. 68-70)
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Science & Technology

ACS Meeting News: To ensure their survival, pathogenic bacteria turn to manganese, not iron, when making an essential metalloenzyme
(pp. 63-64)
ACS meeting news: process chemists master the task of scaled-up pharmaceutical synthesis
(pp. 17-28)
Microbiology: Escherichia coli under attack help out weaker siblings
(p.25)
Looking back 150 years at the conference that led to the assembly of the periodic table
(pp. 60-62)
Stretching a polymer changes the way it isomerizes
(pp. 65-66)
Pigments, polymers, and reflective spheres help keep you safe on the road
(p.67)

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