Copyright © 2004 American Chemical Society
 

October 18, 2004 Issue

Volume 82, Issue 42
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October 18, 2004 Issue, Vol. 82 | Iss. 42
Industrial coatings market is beginning to recover as companies mull new markets and technologies
By Alexander H. Tullo
(pp. 25-31)
Features
Government & Policy
Chemical producers, drugmakers, refiners win with new legislation  
Science & Technology
Food scientists plumb the depths of this ancient food, which overflows with chemistry  (pp. 47-48)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Paints And Coatings

Pigments
This Way To The Egress
(p.28)
Solvents Take 'Aim'
Regulations are still a key driver for this sometimes embattled industry
(pp. 32-33)
 

News of the Week

Business Gets A Tax Break

Chemical producers, drugmakers, refiners win with new legislation
(p.9)

Chemical Exposure And Children

Industry trade group helps fund studies of pesticides, other chemicals
(p.10)

Vulcan Sells Chemicals To Oxy

Vulcan favors crushing rocks over supplying chlorine and caustic soda
(p.10)

Controlling Transcription

Technique modifies and selects gene switches to respond to small molecules
(p.11)

No Fuss, No Muss Mass Spec

New technique allows direct mass spectrometry at ambient conditions
(p.12)

Glutamate Transporter

Crystal structure hints at how brain controls levels of neurotransmitter
(p.13)

Pfizer Fights Fire With Fire

Firm launches its own generic version of gabapentin epilepsy capsules
(p.13)
 

Departments

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Business

Although safety is paramount, large Shanghai project will be completed in good time
(pp. 18-19)
Combined CEFIC, SCI meeting allows high-level discussion on issues facing industry
(p.20)
Move into new facilities in New Jersey is part of larger revamping in pharmaceutical chemicals
(p.22)
This Way To The Egress
(p.28)
Industrial coatings market is beginning to recover as companies mull new markets and technologies
(pp. 25-31)
Regulations are still a key driver for this sometimes embattled industry
(pp. 32-33)
Concentrates(pp. 15-16)
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Government & Policy

Both candidates for U.S. president profess support for research and technology
(pp. 35-37)
New strategies are needed to encourage wider participation as climate threats loom large
(p.38)

Science & Technology

Howlett and Collins square off about one of the most evocative chemicals
(pp. 40-45)
Food scientists plumb the depths of this ancient food, which overflows with chemistry
(pp. 47-48)
The Southern Research Institute has been exceptional in developing anticancer drugs
(pp. 49-51)
Thorium and uranium metallocene complexes still deliver 'refreshingly different' chemistry
(pp. 52-53)
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Career & Employment

Companies that combine exciting jobs with a high quality of life at work earn employee loyalty
(pp. 55-60)

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