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February 9, 2004 Issue

Volume 82, Issue 6
8206cov1a
February 9, 2004 Issue, Vol. 82 | Iss. 6
By Sophie L. Rovner
(pp. 33-40)
Features
Science & Technology
High-energy experiments produce a few atoms of elements 113 and 115 
Science & Technology
Enzymatic processes are being harnessed to synthesize potentially useful polymeric materials (pp. 25-29)
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NEW SUPERHEAVY ELEMENTS CREATED

High-energy experiments produce a few atoms of elements 113 and 115
(p.7)

MEAGER GROWTH FOR 2005 R&D

President's budget proposal increases mostly defense, homeland security
(p.8)

SLIGHT OPTIMISM IN EARLY RESULTS

Companies see hint of upturn, but currency effects will continue to hurt
(p.9)

THE LATEST FIX FOR NITROGEN

Side-on N2-zirconium complex hints at homogeneous catalytic NH3 synthesis
(p.9)

ROOMY CRYSTALS

Design strategy yields porous crystals with record-breaking surface area
(p.10)

TOXIN FOUND IN SENATE MAIL ROOM

Tests will determine size, purity, and toxicity of discovered powder
(p.11)
 

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Science & Technology

(pp. 33-40)
Enzymatic processes are being harnessed to synthesize potentially useful polymeric materials
(pp. 25-29)
Vibrational spectra of molecules can now be calculated more quickly and accurately
(pp. 30-31)

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