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November 19, 2012 Issue

Volume 90, Issue 47
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November 19, 2012 Issue, Vol. 90 | Iss. 47
Chemical technologies promise to lower utility emissions and keep coal competitive with natural gas
By Marc S. Reisch
(pp. 12-17)
Features
Government & Policy
Trade association blames federal government for dismissing domestic industry concerns (pp. 32-34)
Science & Technology
An established biomedical imaging technique makes its debut in rock analysis (pp. 40-41)
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News of the Week

Shying Away From The Fiscal Cliff

Politics: President, Congress seek compromise as experts warn of dire consequences
(p.7)

Electronic Skin Heals Itself

Materials Science: Polymer composite regains strength and conductivity after damage
(p.8)

Propylene Oxide Makers Expand

Polymers: Projects in China, Saudi Arabia will boost polyurethane raw material
(p.8)

Avantor Sues IBM Over SAP Implementation

Lab chemicals business alleges product misrepresentation
(p.9)

Membrane Pore Made From DNA

Nanotechnology: Researchers use DNA to build a proteinlike ion channel
(p.9)

Hexacyclinol Report Retracted

Organic Synthesis: Paper pulled for lack of sufficient supporting information
(p.10)

Of Climate And National Security

Report: Intelligence agencies advised to plan for global-warming disasters
(p.10)

Activation Of Signaling Protein Is Visualized

Structural Analysis: Study takes snapshots inside a working protein
(p.11)

Alnylam And Tekmira Settle RNAi Dispute

Legal battle over intellectual property ends, restructured relationship begins
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Business

Opening of Shanghai center reflects a new commitment to decentralize research
(pp. 22-23)
Tanneries continue to release untreated effluent, harming workers and the environment
(p.26)
French start-up Deinove must make biobased chemicals from hard-to-handle bacteria before it runs out of funding
(pp. 24-25)
Firm believes deep knowledge of metabolic enzymes provides the foundation for long-term survival
(pp. 20-21)
Chemical technologies promise to lower utility emissions and keep coal competitive with natural gas
(pp. 12-17)
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Government & Policy

Trade association blames federal government for dismissing domestic industry concerns
(pp. 32-34)
Former NIH institute director delays retirement to oversee EPA’s controversial chemicals assessment program
(p.36)
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Science & Technology

UCLA chemist pioneered new concepts in physical organic chemistry
(pp. 44-45)
An established biomedical imaging technique makes its debut in rock analysis
(pp. 40-41)
Fermentation and catalysis combine to efficiently convert carbohydrates to fuel
(pp. 46-47)
Injectable therapies could realize a drug target’s promise
(pp. 42-43)

Editor's Page

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