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July 5, 2004 Issue

Volume 82, Issue 27
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July 5, 2004 Issue, Vol. 82 | Iss. 27
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Science & Technology
Method fashions nanosized electrical leads on nanoscale semiconductors 
Science & Technology
Scientists work to figure out the mechanisms underpinning gene-silencing technique (pp. 16-17)
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Some plants not only fix N2 but also convert organic nitrogen to NO2–, NO3
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Cassini spacecraft successfully goes into orbit around the ringed planet
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Scientists work to figure out the mechanisms underpinning gene-silencing technique
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