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April 18, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 16
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April 18, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 16
Chemical firms change course in the search for new products for agriculture
By Melody M. Bomgardner
(pp. 13-17)
Features
ACS News
ACS Meeting News: Medicinal chemists reveal potential drugs for HIV, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, and irritable bowel syndrome (pp. 37-41)
Career & Employment
For the long-term unemployed, the key to finding a new job is to keep skills sharp (pp. 49-51)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Germinating Pesticides

Going Mainstream
Biopesticide Producers Look Beyond Organic Growers
(p.16)
Life After Roundup
Weed Science: The emergence of glyphosate-resistant weeds has put agriculture in a quandary
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News of the Week

Picking Up The Pace Of Evolution

Molecular Biology: Method speeds lab-based molecular evolution
(p.7)

Congress Moves Forward On 2011 Budget

Government: Agreement on spending cuts averts a shutdown but will halt expansion plans for several science agencies
(p.8)

Firms Target Biomethionine

Feed Additives: French and South Korean companies join for new route to amino acid
(p.8)

Heterogeneous Tandem Catalysis

Catalysis: Nanostructured layered material performs multistep reaction
(p.9)

Chlorination Improves Organic Electronics

Materials: Treatment could simplify manufacturing, reduce costs
(p.10)

Doubting EPA On Formaldehyde

Risk: Science panel says agency failed to support chemical's link to leukemia, other health problems
(p.10)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

FDA considers evidence to support link between behavior and artificial colors
(pp. 27-31)
Regulations are under way despite gaps in understanding how chemical vapors invade buildings
(pp. 32-34)

Science & Technology

Chemical firms change course in the search for new products for agriculture
(pp. 13-17)
Sciplanner lets chemists visually interact with Chemical Abstracts Service data
(p.45)
Weed Science: The emergence of glyphosate-resistant weeds has put agriculture in a quandary
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Career & Employment

For the long-term unemployed, the key to finding a new job is to keep skills sharp
(pp. 49-51)

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