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March 29, 2004 Issue

Volume 82, Issue 13
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March 29, 2004 Issue, Vol. 82 | Iss. 13
Elias J. Corey personifies extraordinary intellectual acumen and traditional values of family, service, and looking out for others
By A. MAUREEN ROUHI, C&EN WASHINGTON
(pp. 37-41)
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Rover finds chemical and other evidence for ancient body of water 
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An upbeat business climate and innovative products were features of this year's show (pp. 25-28)
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BUFFERING CRITICAL ASSETS

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CIBA SNAPS UP RAISIO CHEMICALS

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FUEL CELLS MINUS MEMBRANES

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A PRIORI PRIONS

Scientists use structural insights to synthesize artificial yeast prions
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SEEKING AVENTIS

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RADICAL THEORY OF SMELL CHALLENGED

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Government & Policy

NIH conference focuses on emerging area of using chemistry to tackle biological problems
(pp. 20-21)
Legislation to make U.S. a partner in persistent organic pollutant pact mired in legal debate
(pp. 22-23)
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Science & Technology

Elias J. Corey personifies extraordinary intellectual acumen and traditional values of family, service, and looking out for others
(pp. 37-41)
Complex mixtures of volatiles in breath form 'fingerprints' that can be used to detect disease
(pp. 29-31)
Analysis of DNA from fossils is resolving questions in paleontology and anthropology
(pp. 34-35)
An upbeat business climate and innovative products were features of this year's show
(pp. 25-28)
Objectivity in environmental science can turn to subjectivity when human nature takes its course
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