Copyright © 2004 American Chemical Society
 

July 26, 2004 Issue

Volume 82, Issue 30
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July 26, 2004 Issue, Vol. 82 | Iss. 30
As high-throughput screening draws fire, researchers leverage science to put automation into perspective
By RICK MULLIN, C&EN NORTHEAST NEWS BUREAU
(pp. 23-32)
Features
Business
Firm buys Roche consumer health business, decides to spin off Lanxess 
Science & Technology
Change may allow pathogen to evade an unwelcoming host's chemical defenses (pp. 42-43)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

BAYER TAKES BIG RESTRUCTURE STEPS

Firm buys Roche consumer health business, decides to spin off Lanxess
(p.11)

LEGISLATORS BACK OPEN ACCESS

U.S., U.K. committees want publishers to make articles available for free
(p.12)

DOW IN OMAN

New facilities will boost chemical giant's presence in a profitable region
(p.13)

ELECTRON TRANSFER

Researchers add charge to single atom
(p.13)

EYE ON ORGANICS

Fluorescence method allows imaging and tracking of chemicals in plant tissues
(p.14)

CLASSIFIED DATA MISSING AT LABS

Los Alamos, Sandia face work stand- down, more investigations
(p.15)

SLATE FINALIZED FOR FALL ELECTIONS

Candidates for president-elect, director-at-large, and District II and IV directors
(p.15)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Terrorism, new weapons, old hostilities threaten to kill off the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty
(pp. 34-38)
Pioneer neuroscientist says major improvements are needed in U.S. prion research programs
(p.39)

Science & Technology

NEW SOFTWARE AND WEBSITES FOR THE CHEMICAL ENTERPRISE
(p.44)
Change may allow pathogen to evade an unwelcoming host's chemical defenses
(pp. 42-43)
Worries about 'gray goo' are misplaced, the originator of the nanotech term now says
(p.45)

Newscripts

(p.56)

Editor's Page

Letters

Letters(pp. 6-9)
  1. Taking on dietary supplements
  2. Teaching lessons
  3. Solar energy's hidden costs
  4. Measuring science