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February 14, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 7
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February 14, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 7
Biofuel technologies vie to provide a sustainable supply of transportation fuels
By Stephen K. Ritter
(p.11)
Features
Government & Policy
Plan to create drug development center spurs fierce debate (pp. 25-27)
Career & Employment
China's pharmaceutical industry welcomes chemists educated abroad (pp. 47-49)
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Cover Story: Race To The Pump

Bruce Dale
Michigan State chemical engineer takes a critical look at the pluses and minuses of biofuels
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News of the Week

EPA Actions Under Fire

Congress: Draft bill would take away agency’s authority to regulate greenhouse gases
(p.5)

Danaher Will Buy Beckman Coulter

Diagnostics: $6.8 billion acquisition expands Danaher’s move into life sciences
(p.6)

Organic Crystals Light Up

Materials: Compounds use halogen bonds for metal-free phosphorescence
(p.6)

Light Turns On Caged Enzyme

Biology: Illuminating a kinase bearing unnatural lysine reveals cell-signaling cascade
(p.7)

NAE Elects New Members

Honors: Engineering academy welcomes 77 scientists, 18 of whom work in chemical areas
(p.8)

Sunny Outlook At Informex

Fine Chemicals: Companies at custom chemicals trade show express optimism, reveal investments
(p.8)

New Spin On Stereocontrol

Catalysis: Molecular motor takes turns at making each enantiomer, racemate in addition reaction
(p.9)
 

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Government & Policy

Plan to create drug development center spurs fierce debate
(pp. 25-27)
Senate panel hears arguments for rewriting federal chemical control law
(pp. 30-31)
Drifting ice, low water temperatures present unique problems for oil rigs in Alaska’s outer continental shelf
(pp. 32-33)
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Science & Technology

Biofuel technologies vie to provide a sustainable supply of transportation fuels
(p.11)
Water Pollution: A hazardous cyanobacterium common in lakes turns on estrogen-related genes in fish
(p.34)
Materials innovations advance robotics
(pp. 36-37)
Developer of test for carcinogens now champions micronutrients for preventing disease
(p.38)
Michigan State chemical engineer takes a critical look at the pluses and minuses of biofuels
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Career & Employment

China's pharmaceutical industry welcomes chemists educated abroad
(pp. 47-49)

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