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October 17, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 42
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October 17, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 42
Faced with change, pharmaceutical firms shift business mix to generics and emerging markets
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 15-20)
Features
Business
Call for drug safety pushes the mundane art of supply chain management to the front burner (pp. 30-32)
Education
New program offers advanced training and first four-year degree in chemical microscopy (pp. 62-63)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Emerging Strategies

Shifting Generics To The Super Side
Some generic drug makers aim to innovate and create differentiated products in a competitive market
(pp. 22-26)
 

News of the Week

Rules For Design

Materials Science: Guidelines predict structures formed by nanoparticles and DNA linkers
(p.9)

Congress Passes Trade Agreements

Exports: Pacts will help open markets and create manufacturing jobs, advocates say
(p.10)

Identifying Modified Cells

Molecular Biology: Technique tags and enriches cells genetically altered by nucleases
(p.11)

Investment Deterrent

Biopharma: Venture capital firms say FDA regulations hamper their support of biopharma companies
(p.11)

DOE Demands Solar Patents

Intellectual Property: Bankrupt solar firm developed its manufacturing technology with government grant
(p.12)

Linker-Free Molecular Wires

Electronics: Metal-carbon bonds increase electrical conductance
(p.12)

Asymmetry From A Guest

Stereochemistry: Enzymelike pocket that hosts chiral species controls catalyst’s enantioselectivity
(p.13)

Industry About-Faces On BPA Regulations

Regulation: ACC asks FDA to ban bisphenol A in baby bottles and sippy cups
(p.13)
 

Departments

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Business

Call for drug safety pushes the mundane art of supply chain management to the front burner
(pp. 30-32)
Development authorities seek to harness industry‑academia cooperation in the life sciences
(pp. 33-35)
CEO Andrew N. Liveris believes the major pieces are in place to continue the company’s transformation
(pp. 36-38)
Some generic drug makers aim to innovate and create differentiated products in a competitive market
(pp. 22-26)
Faced with change, pharmaceutical firms shift business mix to generics and emerging markets
(pp. 15-20)
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Government & Policy

Import concerns, drug shortages enter into debate on reauthorization of user fees
(pp. 44-46)
U.S. carriers challenge EU law controlling airlines’ greenhouse gas emissions
(pp. 48-50)
Energy Department marks end of fiscal 2011 with key clean energy loan guarantees, grants
(pp. 51-52)

Education

New program offers advanced training and first four-year degree in chemical microscopy
(pp. 62-63)
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Science & Technology

Yale updates policies on machine shop use after student death
(pp. 56-57)
Conservation scientists seek new ways to keep modern paintings looking their best
(pp. 58-59)
Studies could lead to sensitive and selective analyses for tiny signaling agent
(p.60)

Career & Employment

High unemployment forces young European chemists to seek positions in foreign countries
(pp. 71-73)

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