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October 11, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 41
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October 11, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 41
In the battle to overcome resistance between surfaces, performance materials improve energy efficiency and help critical components last longer
By Melody Voith
(pp. 14-17)
Features
Government & Policy
White House seeks to balance security and the scientific enterprise (pp. 28-30)
Science & Technology
New synthetic approaches put a long-sought end to ubiquitin proteins’ unchained melody (pp. 36-37)
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News of the Week

Nobel Prize In Chemistry

Awards: Three chemists share prize for palladium-catalyzed cross-couplings
(p.7)

Nobel Prize In Physics

Awards: Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov land prize for discovering graphene
(p.8)

Nobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine

Awards: Robert Edwards gets nod for developing in vitro fertilization
(p.9)

Rebound Awaited In Fine Chemicals

Custom Chemicals: Recession over, pharmaceutical chemical producers seek an uptick in business
(p.9)

Cleantech Funding Falls

Venture Capital: Weak start to second half reflects economic concerns
(p.10)

New Window On Phosphorylation

Protein Chemistry: Structural mimics provide a handle on tough-to-capture modification
(p.10)

Eurasian Conference Begins Confidently

International Meetings: Call to boycott gathering falls flat
(p.11)

Toxic Spill In Hungary Kills Four

Environment: Breached reservoir sends poisonous waste through villages
(p.11)

Celebrating Science & Engineering

Science & Society: First national festival aims to better connect the public with science and engineering
(p.12)

Virginia Re-Ignites Climate Fraud Probe

Climate Change: Attorney general again subpoena's documents of university climate researcher
(p.12)
 

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Business

Fluctuating supply of raw material from China influences Western fluorochemical strategies
(pp. 20-22)
Petrochemical complex revamp boosts local production of specialty chemicals
(p.24)
In the battle to overcome resistance between surfaces, performance materials improve energy efficiency and help critical components last longer
(pp. 14-17)

ACS News

Merck & Co. trio, Pfizer pair honored for breakthroughs
(p.43)
ChemLuminary Awards honor ACS divisions, local sections, regional meetings, and individuals who support them
(pp. 44-46)
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Science & Technology

Remote-detection MRI and NMR yield detailed information about chemistry and fluid flow within microscopic structures
(p.35)
New synthetic approaches put a long-sought end to ubiquitin proteins’ unchained melody
(pp. 36-37)
A combination of liquefied propellant and tire sealant helps stranded motorists
(p.39)

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