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January 2, 2012 Issue

Volume 90, Issue 1
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January 2, 2012 Issue, Vol. 90 | Iss. 1
By Bassam Z. Shakhashiri
(pp. 2-4)
Features
Government & Policy
Chemical safety board chairman lays out plans, stakeholders offer strong support and concerns (pp. 20-21)
Science & Technology
A variety of optical techniques are slowly making their way into noninvasive medical diagnostics (pp. 25-27)
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News of the Week

Charges Brought In UCLA lab Death

Lab Safety: UC system, professor face felony counts in death of Sheri Sangji
(p.7)

EPA Asked To Delay Dioxin Assessment

Hazard Analysis: Industry group cites new law to justify its request
(p.8)

Honeywell, DuPont Face European Probe

Antitrust: Arkema complaint leads to scrutiny of refrigerants market
(p.8)

Bird Flu Studies Stir Controversy

Publishing: Researchers, journals consider federal request to censor recipe for contagious flu
(p.9)

Carbon Layer Lubricates All-Metal Hips

Discovery could lead to longer-lasting hip implants
(p.10)

EPA Acts On Power Plant Emissions

Clean Air: New regulation requires power plants to cut mercury, other toxic substances
(p.10)

Easier Route To Genomic Changes

Genetic Engineering: Zinc finger nucleases induce duplications, inversions of DNA sequences
(p.11)

Flurry Of Cancer Pacts

Takeda, Merck & Co., Eli Lilly & Co., AstraZeneca move to gain access to oncology drug candidates.
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Chemical safety board chairman lays out plans, stakeholders offer strong support and concerns
(pp. 20-21)
U.S., EU officials examine barriers, opportunities for trans-Atlantic cooperation
(pp. 22-23)

Education

Chemist turned university president talks about the challenges of starting a university
(p.28)
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Science & Technology

A variety of optical techniques are slowly making their way into noninvasive medical diagnostics
(pp. 25-27)

Letters

Letters(p.5)