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October 31, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 44
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October 31, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 44
Ingredient suppliers provide alternatives to fat, sugar, and gluten in food products
By Melody M. Bomgardner
(pp. 13-19)
Features
Science & Technology
As Lipitor leaps off the patent cliff, its inventor assesses the state of the drug industry (pp. 36-37)
Science & Technology
After a year’s pause, gradual growth in the percentage of female chemistry professors resumes (pp. 42-46)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Earnings Are Up Despite Slowdown

Third quarter: Higher chemical prices make up for falling sales volumes in developed economies
(p.7)

Fatty Acids Do A Heart Good

Physiology: Molecules trigger healthy heart growth to help python metabolism
(p.8)

Stability Sought In Fine Chemicals

CPhI: Suppliers hope pharmaceutical chemicals business will find level ground
(p.8)

European Union Adopts Definition For Nanomaterials

Europe moves toward harmonized regulations by defining what makes something a nanomaterial
(p.9)

Solar Panel Makers Cry Foul

Trade: U.S. companies complain of market dumping by China
(p.9)

Microscopy Reveals New Layout For Measles Virus

Imaging: Results suggest a role for measles matrix protein in packaging viral RNA
(p.10)

Nations Break Impasse On Waste

Countries break impasse on ban of hazardous waste trade
(p.10)

Novartis To Cut 2,000 Jobs

Employment: Layoffs follow similar moves by Amgen, AstraZeneca
(p.11)

Roche RNAi Assets Go to Arrowhead

Drug Discovery: Acquisition lifts a cloud from the field of RNAi therapeutics
(p.11)
 

Departments

ACS News

Meliha Zejnilagić-Hajrić trains a new generation of chemistry teachers
(p.56)
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Government & Policy

Researchers, clinicians search for new biomarkers to keep up with changes in product usage
(pp. 30-31)
Congress looks to finalize 2012 federal budget through a series of small packages
(p.32)

Books

A look at the history of science advice in the film industry and how scientists today can participate
(pp. 53-54)
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Science & Technology

As Lipitor leaps off the patent cliff, its inventor assesses the state of the drug industry
(pp. 36-37)
Institute seeks to bridge the gap between companies and labs
(pp. 38-41)
After a year’s pause, gradual growth in the percentage of female chemistry professors resumes
(pp. 42-46)
C&EN’s 2011 photo contest draws gorgeous images from its readers
(pp. 49-51)

Editor's Page

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