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November 21, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 47
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November 21, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 47
As composites and inks become commercial products, advanced electronics remain a long way off
By Mitch Jacoby
(pp. 10-15)
Features
Government & Policy
House-led DOE investigation is likely to reduce U.S. clean energy investments, growth (pp. 26-27)
Science & Technology
Bloggers pen essays celebrating their favorite chemical reactions (pp. 34-36)
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News of the Week

A Plastic That Behaves Like Glass

Polymers: Material can be shaped simply by heating
(p.5)

BioAmber Files For Public Offering

Renewables: Succinic acid maker hopes to raise $150 million
(p.6)

Congress Moves On Budget

Appropriations: First 2012 spending package contains funding for key science agencies
(p.6)

Bhopal's Legacy

Union Carbide acquisitions shadows Dow at Olympics
(p.7)

Har Gobind Khorana Dies At 89

Obituary: Nobel Laureate blazed trails in chemical biology
(p.7)

All Structures Strong And Small

Materials Science: Airy metal lattices can be tailored to the macro-, micro-, and nanoscale
(p.8)

Solvent May Boost Parkinson’s Risk

Epidemiology: Study strengthens link between trichloroethylene exposure and movement disorder
(p.8)

Assessing The Drug Shortage

Pharmaceuticals: Study finds significant drop in supply for 75 drugs
(p.9)

Bid To Rebuff EPA Rule Fails

Air Pollution: Senate rejects a move to impede cross-state regulation of emissions
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

The fate of future science funding hangs in the balance as supercommittee works to finalize deficit control plan
(p.28)
Why efforts to curb ozone depletion and climate change have opposite outcomes
(p.29)
House-led DOE investigation is likely to reduce U.S. clean energy investments, growth
(pp. 26-27)

Education

HHMI NEXUS program funds development of competency-based, interdisciplinary modules for undergraduate courses
(pp. 38-39)