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December 20, 2004 Issue

Volume 82, Issue 51
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December 20, 2004 Issue, Vol. 82 | Iss. 51
The upturn is no longer elusive, and although challenges remain, prosperity is finally returning to the chemical industry
By ALEXANDER H. TULLO AND MARC S. REISCH, C
(pp. 26-33)
Features
Science & Technology
Femtosecond laser pulses are key to providing tomographic orbital image 
Science & Technology
In the case of polyynes--unlike polyenes--chemists find that the answer is not clear-cut  
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: 2004 YEAR IN REVIEW

CHEMISTRY HIGHLIGHTS 2004
Key advances were made this year in areas ranging from biochemistry, drug research, and analysis to nanotech and inorganic chemistry
(pp. 53-61)
 

News of the Week

New Mediator Of Phosphorylation

Inositol pyrophosphate can add phosphate group to proteins directly
(p.10)

Single N2 Bonding Orbital Imaged

Femtosecond laser pulses are key to providing tomographic orbital image
(p.10)

DSM Buys Resins Unit Of Avecia

Dutch company will pay $680 million for NeoResins coating resins business
(p.11)

Yushchenko Poisoning

Ukrainian candidate may have been fed high concentration of dioxins
(p.13)

Greener Silica

Hollow spheres are prepared with an emulsion of CO2 droplets in water
(p.14)

Malaria Fight

Gates Foundation funds development of malaria drug artemisinin
(p.14)
 

Departments

Science & Technology

Key advances were made this year in areas ranging from biochemistry, drug research, and analysis to nanotech and inorganic chemistry
(pp. 53-61)
In the case of polyynes--unlike polyenes--chemists find that the answer is not clear-cut
(p.48)
Software takes mass spec data straight to the genome to identify novel genes and proteins
(p.49)
Chemistry departments hope to break down department walls by putting up new buildings
(pp. 50-51)

Editor's Page

Letters

Letters(p.6)