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August 8, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 32
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August 8, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 32
Entrepreneurs take big risks to bring the latest scientific tools to market
By Marc S. Reisch
(pp. 14-19)
Features
Science & Technology
A historic case of fraud in the chemistry community leaves many questions and issues unresolved (pp. 40-43)
Science & Technology
Lotions containing inorganic nanoparticles draw attention of toxicologists and ire of some consumer groups (pp. 44-46)
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News of the Week

Business Slows In Europe

Chemicals: Second-quarter results are better than last year’s, but firms see demand softening
(p.9)

Prenylation With A Twist

Biochemistry: Enzyme catalyzes attachment of hydrophobic modifier to peptides in a new way
(p.10)

Patenting Human Genes

Innovation: Appeals court overturns ban on gene patents; biotech industry scores victory
(p.11)

Looking Past Yucca Mountain

Nuclear waste: Blue-ribbon panel calls for interim storage of spent fuel
(p.12)

Graphene From Garbage

Materials: Low-value, impure carbon sources yield high-quality graphene
(p.13)
 

Departments

Business

Women show marginal gains in this year’s edition of the C&EN survey of female executives
(p.22)
Schrödinger counts on new investments to help it increase the impact of computational chemistry on drug discovery
(pp. 28-29)
Pharmaceuticals: Drugmaker reveals a second round of layoffs despite strong second quarter
(p.10)
Entrepreneurs take big risks to bring the latest scientific tools to market
(pp. 14-19)
Acquisitions of Western assets demonstrate confidence on global stage
(pp. 24-27)

ACS News

ACS’s public policy fellows bring chemistry to Congress
(pp. 54-55)
Society honors 213 members in the third year of its fellows program
(pp. 58-60)
Denver, Aug. 28–Sept. 1
(p.64)
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Government & Policy

Regulations, policies impede commercialization of research from federal labs
(pp. 32-34)
Politics: Compromise includes cuts that will hit science agencies over the next decade
(p.12)
Possibilities for new global climate treaty are slim
(p.36)
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Science & Technology

Inorganic Chemistry: Heterocycle traps an uncharged palladium atom in an odd host-guest interaction
(p.13)
A historic case of fraud in the chemistry community leaves many questions and issues unresolved
(pp. 40-43)
Lotions containing inorganic nanoparticles draw attention of toxicologists and ire of some consumer groups
(pp. 44-46)
Companies team up with international drug agency to curb athletes’ use of performance-enhancing drugs
(pp. 48-50)

Newscripts

Editor's Page

Letters

Letters(pp. 6-7)