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March 5, 2012 Issue

Volume 90, Issue 10
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March 5, 2012 Issue, Vol. 90 | Iss. 10
The shale boom is in full swing for the North American petrochemical industry, and producers think it will last
By Alexander H. Tullo
(pp. 10-14)
Features
Science & Technology
Researchers begin to connect genes linked to the spectrum of disorders with molecular pathways gone awry (pp. 40-44)
ACS News
San Diego, March 25–29 (p.61)
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(p.6)

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(p.7)

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(p.7)

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(p.8)

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(p.8)
 

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Science & Technology

Optimized synthetic approach could lead to commercial availability
(p.49)
Canadian scientists claim that cyclotron route to the medical-imaging isotope is the answer to shortages
(p.51)
Unconventional materials boost performance of common charge-storage devices
(pp. 46-47)
Researchers begin to connect genes linked to the spectrum of disorders with molecular pathways gone awry
(pp. 40-44)

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