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February 2, 2004 Issue

Volume 82, Issue 5
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February 2, 2004 Issue, Vol. 82 | Iss. 5
Synthetic diamond makers are targeting the gem market first, but their product could transform many other industries, too
By Amanda Yarnell
(pp. 26-31)
Features
Business
Sanofi launches hostile bid to acquire much larger rival Aventis 
Science & Technology
New technique may be applicable to many other reagents and targets in addition to DNA  
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FRENCH DRUG MAKERS IN FACE-OFF

Sanofi launches hostile bid to acquire much larger rival Aventis
(p.6)

ESPIONAGE AT THE ATOMIC SCALE

Microscopy probes nanofiber growth process with angstrom resolution
(p.7)

MIXED RESULTS FOR FOURTH QUARTER

Where gains occurred, better prices and volumes drove improvements
(p.8)

MAD COW DISEASE

Congress questions adequacy of current testing
(p.9)

PHILIPS ADVANCES FLEXIBLE DISPLAYS

Devices based on organic transistors could be on the market by 2006
(p.9)

TOWARD NOVEL LANTIBIOTICS

Enzyme may allow engineering of new antibiotics for food preservation
(p.10)
 

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In Washington and Oregon, academic excellence meets amiable living environments
(pp. 83-86)

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(p.96)

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