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March 11, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 10
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March 11, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 10
The U.S. oil and gas industry sees big dollars in liquefied natural gas exports; chemical companies see trouble
By Jeff Johnson
(pp. 9-13)
Features
Business
Spending plans vary widely among companies, representing diverse views on business opportunities (pp. 16-19)
Science & Technology
Unmanned aircraft measures water vapor high in the atmosphere to help predict climate change from global warming (pp. 30-31)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Red Wine Chemical Redeemed?

Biochemistry: Resveratrol’s disputed link to antiaging pathway supported by new study
(p.4)

Bad Deal Between Chemical Firms

Klesch seeks $400 million from Arkema because of financial record gaps from before the PVC takeover
(p.5)

Effects Of Sequestration Still Unclear

Deficit Reduction: Federal agencies, researchers grapple with ill-defined cuts
(p.5)

Fighting Flu With Fish Oil

Drug Discovery: Polyunsaturated fatty-acid derivative helps zap killer flu in mice
(p.6)

Polymer Maker A. Schulman Makes Hostile Bid For Faltering Ferro

Acquisition: Offer on the table is $855 million including debt; Ferro shows more interest in implementing its turnaround strategy
(p.6)

Obama Nominates Key Officials

Administration: Experienced public servants named for environment and energy positions
(p.7)

The President’s Trade Authority

Pending deals with Asia, Europe spur action on restoring President Obama’s ability to act on free-trade agreements
(p.7)

Antibiotics Don’t Kill With Reactive Oxygen Species

Microbiology: Reactive molecules aren’t weapons; finding casts doubt on drug development approach
(p.8)

Minnesota Says No To Triclosan

Environment concerns prompt state to avoid purchasing soaps, cleansers with the ingredient
(p.8)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

Drug developers should look to ancient texts for new leads, says a historian of medical manuscripts
(p.32)
Unmanned aircraft measures water vapor high in the atmosphere to help predict climate change from global warming
(pp. 30-31)

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