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August 23, 2004 Issue

Volume 82, Issue 34
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August 23, 2004 Issue, Vol. 82 | Iss. 34
Scientists attempt to understand the triggers, timing, and molecular basis for aging as they try to stave off humanity's most intractable scourge
By SOPHIE L. ROVNER, C&EN WASHINGTON
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Science & Technology
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Science & Technology
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ZINC ATOMS LINK UP

First stable molecule with a zinc-zinc bond is synthesized serendipitously
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Business

Chemical companies' streak continues in second quarter as industry fundamentals solidify
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Weak dollar helps U.S. companies; European earnings increase in the single digits
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Second-quarter earnings rise overall, but losses increase at many firms
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U.K. skills report picks out needs echoed by other European countries
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Suppliers of purified terephthalic acid rush to build plants to keep up with the polyester industry
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Government & Policy

NIST's new advanced measurement facility provides unmatched environmental control
(pp. 22-24)
After 25 years with NIST, this acting director has no shortage of enthusiasm for what he does
(p.25)
EPA plan to weigh marketplace advantages due to noncompliance gets scrutinized
(p.26)