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July 8, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 27
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July 8, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 27
Unemployment among U.S. scientists raises new doubts about the need for more foreign researchers
By Government & Policy Department
(p.8)
Features
Business
Researchers in China fear GSK’s firing of a senior scientist will harm their credibility (pp. 17-19)
Science & Technology
Revealing the details of a nourishing and disease-preventing fluid (pp. 28-29)
Back Issues
 
Arguing Over Science Visas
As immigration reform moves through Congress, economists debate whether the U.S. needs more skilled workers
(pp. 10-12)
Immigration Limbo
A complex visa process and weak U.S. job market leave foreign scientists wondering whether all their hard work will result in a job
(pp. 13-15)
 

News of the Week

Bacterial Disguise Ripped Away

Drug Discovery: Approach disrupts pathogens’ sugary shield against immune system
(p.4)

Onyx Rejects Amgen Offer

Biotechnology: Cancer drug firm will likely attract other bidders
(p.5)

Solving An Old Bonding Debate

Crystallography: 2-Norbornyl cation structure shows nonclassical bonding at last
(p.5)

Harvard Chemistry Graduate Sues University And Adviser For $10 Million

Intellectual Property: Mark G. Charest alleges fraud, breach of contract concerning antibiotic synthesis royalties
(p.6)

Police Investigate GlaxoSmithKline Sales Practices In China

Pharmaceuticals: Whistle-blowers accused GSK of paying Chinese doctors to prescribe its medicines
(p.6)

Industry Outlook For Europe Dims

Economy: Output is predicted to fall this year, while U.S. forecast is for slow growth
(p.7)

Sparing The Patent Office

Sequestration: Lawmakers warn that budget cuts would jeopardize opening of new regional patent offices
(p.7)
 

Departments

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Business

Sioux Falls and environs have a chance to create a biomedical hub
(pp. 19-20)
Researchers in China fear GSK’s firing of a senior scientist will harm their credibility
(pp. 17-19)
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Government & Policy

Industry wants tougher U.S. response to trade-secret theft
(pp. 22-24)
Theft and espionage in public, private labs cost the U.S. billions of dollars in R&D spending
(pp. 25-26)
Unemployment among U.S. scientists raises new doubts about the need for more foreign researchers
(p.8)
As immigration reform moves through Congress, economists debate whether the U.S. needs more skilled workers
(pp. 10-12)
A complex visa process and weak U.S. job market leave foreign scientists wondering whether all their hard work will result in a job
(pp. 13-15)

Education

Entrepreneurs, industry researchers, consultants, and more rub elbows with graduate students
(p.32)