Copyright © 2004 American Chemical Society
 

June 28, 2004 Issue

Volume 82, Issue 26
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June 28, 2004 Issue, Vol. 82 | Iss. 26
Good times in the semiconductor industry are making up for setbacks in photoresists and dielectrics
By MICHAEL MCCOY, C&EN NORTHEAST NEWS BUREAU
(pp. 18-24)
Features
Science & Technology
Study of pure, synthetic chondroitin sulfates points way toward clinical use 
Science & Technology
Provocative issues in drug discovery, including combinatorial chemistry, are aired at conference (pp. 37-41)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: ELECTRONIC CHEMICALS

MAKING FAT PROFITS IN FLAT SCREENS
Suppliers of liquid-crystal display materials are cashing in as demand for flat TVs surges
(pp. 25-26)
WASTE NOT, WANT NOT
Governments are taking note of calls to restrict hazardous substances in electronics
(pp. 28-29)
 

News of the Week

CHONDROITIN BIOACTIVITY

Study of pure, synthetic chondroitin sulfates points way toward clinical use
(p.9)

CHEMSPEC ACTION IN AMSTERDAM

Specialties exhibition highlights pharma strategies of chemical firms
(p.10)

EXPANDING STEM CELL RESEARCH

Bill would allow federal funds for work on lines derived after Aug. 9, 2001
(p.10)

COCAINE VACCINE

Viruses decorated with anticocaine antibodies mop up cocaine in rat brain
(p.11)

CARBON NANOTUBES FULL O' WATER

Confining water at the nanoscale leads to unusual structure and dynamics
(p.13)
 

Departments

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Business

Difference in focus at newly separated Bayer units is apparent at pre-plastics show conferences
(p.17)
Suppliers of liquid-crystal display materials are cashing in as demand for flat TVs surges
(pp. 25-26)
Governments are taking note of calls to restrict hazardous substances in electronics
(pp. 28-29)
Good times in the semiconductor industry are making up for setbacks in photoresists and dielectrics
(pp. 18-24)

ACS News

Philadelphia, Aug. 22–26
(p.49)
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Government & Policy

ACC is concerned that parts of REACH could violate World Trade Organization standards
(pp. 31-34)
Pending legislation would smooth way for collaborative research
(p.35)

Books

(pp. 46-47)

Science & Technology

New Software And Websites For The Chemical Enterprise
(p.45)
Provocative issues in drug discovery, including combinatorial chemistry, are aired at conference
(pp. 37-41)
NASA spacecraft is poised to begin a close-up examination of Saturn, its rings, and its moons
(p.42)
New York's Hunter College serves as a model for diversity in the sciences
(p.43)
Researchers are calling for immediate, near-term action to reduce CO2 emissions
(p.44)

Editor's Page

Letters

Letters(pp. 4-6)
  1. Sailing on solar
  2. Nanotech challenge
  3. Mad about mad cow
  4. Global call to arms
  5. Feedstock fix
  6. To bee or not to bee
  7. All Letters
  8. All Safety Letters