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January 3, 2005 Issue

Volume 83, Issue 1
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January 3, 2005 Issue, Vol. 83 | Iss. 1
By WILLIAM F. CARROLL JR., ACS PRESIDENT
(pp. 2-4)
Features
Science & Technology
Cassini spacecraft successfully deploys Titan-sniffing Huygens probe 
Science & Technology
Meeting spotlights latest advances in sensors, biomaterials, nanostructures, and art conservation (pp. 26-29)
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News of the Week

ON TRACK FOR TITAN

Cassini spacecraft successfully deploys Titan-sniffing Huygens probe
(p.6)

DOUBTS ESCALATE OVER PAINKILLERS

Pfizer's Celebrex and other medicines are associated with heart problems
(p.7)

HERBERT C. BROWN DEAD AT AGE 92

Nobel Laureate will be remembered for pioneering work in boron chemistry
(p.8)

LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS RISKS ASSESSED

Heavy damage from tanker breach could affect wide area, analysis finds
(p.9)

POTENTIAL NEW USE FOR PACLITAXEL

Cancer-fighting agent shows early promise as an Alzheimer's treatment
(p.9)

MAKING OLEFINS FROM SOYBEANS

Catalytic method converts soy-based biodiesel to valuable chemicals
(p.10)
 

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Science & Technology

Meeting spotlights latest advances in sensors, biomaterials, nanostructures, and art conservation
(pp. 26-29)
Studies probe how guests become organized and oriented in self-assembled molecular containers
(pp. 30-32)
Chemical analysis suggests 9,000-year-old pots held some of the world's first fermented drinks
(pp. 32-33)
Researchers find a protein that impedes protein disposal, examine effect of cutting calories
(p.34)

Career & Employment

Laboratory instrumentation companies offer a broad spectrum of jobs for chemists at all levels
(pp. 43-47)

Letters

Letters(p.5)