Copyright © 2004 American Chemical Society
 

April 12, 2004 Issue

Volume 82, Issue 15
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April 12, 2004 Issue, Vol. 82 | Iss. 15
As nanometer-scale materials start making money, intellectual property issues are heating up
By Susan J. Ainsworth
(pp. 17-22)
Features
Science & Technology
Synthetic carbohydrate-protein conjugate inhibits bacterial infection 
Science & Technology
The challenge, promise, and implications of the nano revolution permeated many meeting events 
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

NEW APPROACH TO ANTIBIOTICS

Synthetic carbohydrate-protein conjugate inhibits bacterial infection
(p.4)

GOVERNMENT ENDS EDITING EMBARGO

Treasury Department backs down from its earlier position on editing services
(p.5)

OUT OF THE WOODS

Court supervision of Dow Corning scheduled to end in June
(p.5)

SHINING LIGHT ON CHIRALITY

Supramolecular assembly can transmit its chiral information to single molecules
(p.6)

AIDS DRUG PRICING

Coalition's plan to provide generic drugs defies Bush Administration
(p.7)

U.S. LOBBYING ON REACH ASSAILED

Report describes White House/industry campaign to change EU chemicals policy
(p.7)

SUSPECT SAFROLE

Chicago police probe orders of drug precursor from Northwestern University
(p.8)
 

Departments

Business

Chemical, drug, biopharmaceutical indexes all finished near or below where they started
(pp. 11-12)
Executives gathering in San Antonio found a return of optimism after a dark period
(p.14)
Clariant Pharmaceuticals sees its far-flung assets as a competitive strength
(p.14)
Symposium at BASF lab spotlights latest research on nanostructured polymer materials
(p.15)
Labor Department sees chemical industry employment continuing to decline through 2012
(p.16)
As nanometer-scale materials start making money, intellectual property issues are heating up
(pp. 17-22)

ACS News

Site at California Institute of Technology recognizes Arnold Beckman's invention
(pp. 38-39)
(pp. 50-51)
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Government & Policy

Compounding pharmacies pose unrecognized dangers, expand beyond FDA restrictions
(pp. 24-27)
Army’s plan to erase nerve agent stocks in Indiana runs into roadblocks
(pp. 28-29)
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Science & Technology

NEW AND NOTABLE IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY
(p.35)
The challenge, promise, and implications of the nano revolution permeated many meeting events
(p.31)
Colleges adapt chemical safety programs to accommodate unique needs of budding artists
(pp. 32-33)
Caltech chemists achieve first step in proposed two-step route to simple sugars
(p.34)

Career & Employment

Career advice from leaders in the field serves chemists in any industry, not just nano
(p.31)

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