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December 13, 2004 Issue

Volume 82, Issue 50
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December 13, 2004 Issue, Vol. 82 | Iss. 50
By AALOK MEHTA, C&EN WASHINGTON
(pp. 35-40)
Features
Science & Technology
Simplified fabrication of organic films relies on hydrogen bond self-assembly 
Science & Technology
Transition-metal clusters are ideal systems to explore nanoscale magnetism and quantum effects  (pp. 29-32)
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News of the Week

Better Films For Electro-Optics

Simplified fabrication of organic films relies on hydrogen bond self-assembly
(p.5)

Custom Producers End Difficult Year

Pharmaceutical ingredient makers look for renewed interest in 2005
(p.6)

Shin-Etsu Slates U.S. PVC Complex

Integrated project on the Gulf Coast will revive plans from late 1990s
(p.6)

Treating TB Faster

Diarylquinoline is first selective TB agent in 40 years to reach clinical trials
(p.7)

Control Over Carb Sulfation In Cells

Work could lead to better understanding of sulfation in disease
(p.8)

Having Their Say

Staff scientists at NIH will meet with bosses on ethics oversight
(p.8)

Board Sets Agenda For Coming Year

Directors approve 2005 budget, reelect Burke as chair, designate landmark
(p.9)

EPA Again Cites DuPont On PFOA

Agency says company held back results of tests of human blood
(p.9)
 

Departments

Government & Policy

Challenges remain in effort to test high-production-volume chemicals
(p.23)
Chemist applies her science and entrepreneurial know-how to solve real-world security problems
(p.26)
Intractable threats from nuclear arms bring plea for chemists and other scientists to get involved
(p.27)