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January 24, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 4
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January 24, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 4
Struggling automatic dishwasher detergent manufacturers turn to chemical industry for help with phosphate-free formulas
By Michael McCoy
(pp. 12-17)
Features
Government & Policy
BP spill commission calls for sweeping changes in industry practices, federal regulation (pp. 24-26)
Science & Technology
Pacifichem News: Polypharmacology gives rise to drugs with multiple targets (pp. 32-33)
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News of the Week

Bayer Accused Of Skirting Safety

Investigation: Rush to production caused plant explosion in West Virginia, safety board concludes
(p.7)

Big Pharma Goes Back To School

Partnerships: Sanofi, Johnson & Johnson are latest firms to ink research pacts
(p.8)

Tagging Cholesterol

Chemical Biology: Click chemistry helps label cholesterylated proteins
(p.8)

Enzymatic Revelation

Structural Biology: Structure provides insight into sugar-transferring enzyme
(p.9)

Giving DNA A Good Yank

Biophysics: Find adds fodder to question about nature of overextended DNA
(p.10)

Praise For Obama's Rules Review

Federal Policy: Industry endorses president’s directive on federal regulations
(p.10)

Surprising Superoxide

Catalysis: Novel mode of end‑on oxygen binding discovered in palladium complexes
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

BP spill commission calls for sweeping changes in industry practices, federal regulation
(pp. 24-26)
Trade is as an area of potential collaboration between Obama and empowered Republicans
(pp. 27-28)
Deeper integration of disciplines would benefit science, in particular biomedical research, MIT paper posits
(p.29)

Education

UC Berkeley continuing education program helps professionals add green chemistry to their résumés
(pp. 34-35)
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Science & Technology

Chemical Biology: A cysteine-rich defensin peptide turns antimicrobial when reduced
(p.31)
Pacifichem News: Polypharmacology gives rise to drugs with multiple targets
(pp. 32-33)

Career & Employment

Despite challenges, scientist-educators flourish where arts and sciences mingle
(pp. 48-50)

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