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September 26, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 39
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September 26, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 39
Automakers push ahead on energy-saving carbon fiber composites despite questions of economic viability
By Marc S. Reisch
(pp. 10-14)
Features
Government & Policy
Republicans, Democrats may come together to pass a trio of long-delayed agreements (pp. 23-25)
Science & Technology
Researchers strive to tailor patient care by developing nanoparticles called theranostics that can simultaneously monitor and treat disease (pp. 29-32)
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Pitcher Plant Inspires Super Slippery Surface

Materials Science: Material mimics plant’s slick surface structure
(p.5)

Dow Funds 2012 Chemistry Olympiad

Philanthropy: Firm will help ACS host competition with $2.5 million pledge
(p.6)

Ireland Beckons Biotech Business

Pharmaceuticals: Investments and mergers have Irish eyes smiling
(p.6)

Moving From Lab To Market

Technology Transfer: President Obama unveils initiatives to encourage, support commercialization
(p.7)

Lowering The Brain’s Drawbridge

Drug Delivery: New technique shepherds large molecules across the blood-brain barrier in mice
(p.8)

Protests Flare At Chinese Solar Plant

Environment: Water contamination infuriates nearby residents
(p.8)

EPA Stalls on Carbon Dioxide Rules

Greenhouse Gas: Agency puts off proposal to cut power plant emissions
(p.9)

Longest Synthetic Oligosialic Acids

Carbohydrate Chemistry: Achievement could aid design of antibacterial vaccines
(p.9)
 

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Government & Policy

Republicans, Democrats may come together to pass a trio of long-delayed agreements
(pp. 23-25)
Judge to decide whether climate researcher can argue for protection of his documents
(p.26)
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Science & Technology

ACS Meeting News: Inorganic Chemistry turns 50, giving inorganic chemists a reason to pause and celebrate
(pp. 33-35)
ACS Meeting News: Analytical chemists devise ways to watch radioactive streams
(pp. 36-37)
Researchers strive to tailor patient care by developing nanoparticles called theranostics that can simultaneously monitor and treat disease
(pp. 29-32)

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