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November 29, 2004 Issue

Volume 82, Issue 48
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November 29, 2004 Issue, Vol. 82 | Iss. 48
NASA's space telescope has successfully peered into the depths of space, but it faces an uncertain future as the agency scrambles to save it
By SUSAN R. MORRISSEY, C&EN WASHINGTON, AND ELIZABETH K. WILSON, C&EN WEST COAST NEWS BUREAU
(pp. 18-23)
Features
Government & Policy
Federal science agencies get small gains in omnibus appropriations bill  
Science & Technology
Advanced computational methods are revealing mechanistic details and guiding catalyst design  (pp. 25-28)
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News of the Week

Budget Bump

Federal science agencies get small gains in omnibus appropriations bill
(p.5)

Dispute On Theory's Origins Goes Public

Debate is over credit for initial idea that led to Woodward-Hoffmann rules
(p.5)

Exeter Chemistry Faces Ax

Plan to cut chemistry in yet another British university elicits dismay
(p.5)

AstraZeneca Inks Biologics Pact

Alliance with Cambridge Antibody Technology targets inflammatory disease
(p.6)

Hollow Hybrid

Nanomaterials integrate dendrimers with periodic mesoporous silicas
(p.6)

Polymer Made In A Nano Test Tube

Fullerene epoxide polymerizes to form a linear chain inside a carbon nanotube
(p.7)
 

Departments

Government & Policy

Embattled agency takes steps to better track safety of marketed drugs, but critics urge radical change
(p.16)
NASA's space telescope has successfully peered into the depths of space, but it faces an uncertain future as the agency scrambles to save it
(pp. 18-23)

Science & Technology

NEW SOFTWARE AND WEBSITES FOR THE CHEMICAL ENTERPRISE
(p.32)
Advanced computational methods are revealing mechanistic details and guiding catalyst design
(pp. 25-28)
RNA-protein complex may work by positioning substrates, by active chemical catalysis, or both
(pp. 29-30)
Observations on chemistry's evolution suggest that the 'central science' theme is wearing thin
(p.31)