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August 15, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 33
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August 15, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 33
Government mandates have shaped the market but not always for the best
By Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay
(pp. 10-15)
Features
Science & Technology
Two neglected diseases share similar parasites and suffer the same diagnostic and treatment problems (pp. 32-35)
Career & Employment
Drug developers are bolstering their quality management teams in response to a more rigorous regulatory climate (pp. 40-43)
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News of the Week

Economic Woes Hit Chemical Makers

Finance: Observers fear the economic soft patch is looking more like another recession
(p.5)

Layoffs Hit Argonne Lab

FEDERAL FUNDING: Budget uncertainty forces staff cuts, fiscal review
(p.6)

Nickel Unites Protons Rapidly

Catalysis: Synthetic complex can speed production of H2 by a factor of 10
(p.6)

Devices Reveal Hidden Messages

Materials Science: Sensors’ response to surface tension can also differentiate liquids
(p.7)

Direct Routes To Off-Target Effects

Molecular Biology: Techniques pinpoint zinc finger nucleases’ unintended genomic cuts
(p.8)

No Progress On Nitrate Runoff

Water: Flow of pollutant into the Gulf of Mexico is up 9% since 1980
(p.9)

Pfizer Augments Academic Network

Collaboration: San Diego hosts the drugmaker’s latest partnership
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Government mandates have shaped the market but not always for the best
(pp. 10-15)
Proposed shift to higher ethanol-blended gasoline draws questions from industry, activist groups, and Congress
(pp. 26-27)
Congress scrutinizes the merit process for awarding federal research grants
(p.28)
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Science & Technology

The ease of doing computational chemistry has theorists concerned about accuracy
(pp. 36-37)
Two neglected diseases share similar parasites and suffer the same diagnostic and treatment problems
(pp. 32-35)

Career & Employment

Drug developers are bolstering their quality management teams in response to a more rigorous regulatory climate
(pp. 40-43)

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