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March 14, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 11
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March 14, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 11
Debut of G-protein-coupled receptors will bolster drugmakers’ tool kits
By Carmen Drahl
(pp. 15-21)
Features
Science & Technology
When it goes awry, this defense mechanism can contribute to all stages of cancer progression (pp. 40-43)
ACS News
Chemistry and chemical engineering graduates in 2009 faced a tough job market and falling median salaries (pp. 49-53)
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News of the Week

House Panel Votes To Halt Climate Rules

Environment: Republicans push antiregulatory agenda
(p.9)

China Outlines Path Forward

People’s Congress: Business leaders see opportunity in country’s next five-year plan
(p.10)

Nanodiamonds Fight Cancer

Chemotherapy: Faceted nanomaterials deliver drugs to tumor cells
(p.10)

Oil Spill’s Air Effects Probed

Deepwater Horizon: Aircraft data show how accident’s emissions affected Gulf of Mexico atmosphere
(p.11)

Poised To React

Nanoscience: Tethering molecules to gold surface forces reaction
(p.12)

Senate Rejects House Budget Cuts

Congress: Legislators remain divided about how much to reduce fiscal 2011 spending
(p.12)

First Hit For A Cancer Target

Drug Discovery: Academic collaboration leads to nanomolar inhibitor for phosphatase methylesterase-1
(p.13)
 

Departments

ACS News

A Brief comparison of chemical engineering and chemistry grads
(p.52)
Chemistry and chemical engineering graduates in 2009 faced a tough job market and falling median salaries
(pp. 49-53)
Election of candidates will be main order of business at ACS National meeting in Anaheim, Calif.
(pp. 54-55)
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Government & Policy

Key Republican Party leaders back Clean Energy R&D program
(pp. 32-33)
Regulators join forces with developers to speed up approval of transformative devices
(pp. 34-35)
U.S. federal agencies examine their role in capacity building in developing countries
(p.36)

Science & Technology

Debut of G-protein-coupled receptors will bolster drugmakers’ tool kits
(pp. 15-21)
Chiral Catalysis: Nanoscale proximity of reactants enhances asymmetric hydrogenation
(p.39)
When it goes awry, this defense mechanism can contribute to all stages of cancer progression
(pp. 40-43)
As they transfer to higher organisms in a food web, nanomaterials can increase in concentration, new studies show
(pp. 44-46)

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