May 31, 2004 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
 
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May 31, 2004 Issue

Volume 82, Issue 22
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May 31, 2004 Issue, Vol. 82 | Iss. 22
Regulatory changes stemming from discovery of one diseased cow create new conflicts spawned in part by gaps in scientific understanding
By BETTE HILEMAN
(pp. 21-26)
Features
Science & Technology
One-pot synthesis strategy leads to molecular Borromean rings 
Science & Technology
Projects at the Naval Research Laboratory extend from land to sea, air, and space (pp. 27-30)
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News of the Week

THREE RINGS IN AN INSEPARABLE UNION

One-pot synthesis strategy leads to molecular Borromean rings
(p.5)

ABBOTT DEFENDS NORVIR PRICE HIKE

Consumer group seeks U.S. intervention over 400% increase for AIDS drug
(p.6)

LEBEDEV RESIGNS AS HEAD OF ACC

Retired Reilly Industries executive Thomas Reilly to step in for now
(p.6)

GAS GOBBLERS REJECT HYDROGEN

Calixarene crystals snatch up CO and CO2 but let H2 run right on through
(p.7)

SHIP IN A BOTTLE

Metal clusters are grown inside a nanohorn through a hole in its side
(p.8)

CHINA THREATENS PLANT CLOSURES

Agency gets tough on drug firms that don't follow strict manufacturing rules
(p.9)

HIPPOS SWEAT PROTECTION

Red and orange tricyclic pigments in sweat act as antibiotic and sunscreen
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Business

Russian symposium highlights evolving role of combinatorial chemistry in drug discovery
(pp. 12-13)
China's phosphate chemicals industry is highly competitive--when there's enough coal
(pp. 14-15)
Cryogenics suppliers ready systems for small-volume fine chemicals, pharmaceutical producers
(p.16)
Firm's purchase of Ultrafine is part of profile raising in custom manufacturing
(p.17)

ACS News

The major actions taken by the ACS Board and Council during the national meeting in Anaheim were reported in C&EN, April 26, pages 42 and 43.
(pp. 37-43)
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Science & Technology

Regulatory changes stemming from discovery of one diseased cow create new conflicts spawned in part by gaps in scientific understanding
(pp. 21-26)
Projects at the Naval Research Laboratory extend from land to sea, air, and space
(pp. 27-30)
Technology to use plant-derived sugars to produce chemical feedstocks is ready ... and waiting
(pp. 31-34)
Long-mysterious heptazines are beginning to find use in making carbon nitride materials
(pp. 34-35)

Newscripts

Royal Society reports on actor chemistry, Yankees retire Cracker Jack, Thermometers again
(p.48)

Letters

Letters(p.3)