February 14, 2005 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
 
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February 14, 2005 Issue

Volume 83, Issue 7
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February 14, 2005 Issue, Vol. 83 | Iss. 7
Measurement and modeling approaches bring a big-picture view of biology and may improve drug discovery and development
By Celia M. Henry, C&EN Washington
(pp. 47-55)
Features
Government & Policy
Grace officials may face prison terms for allegedly concealing dangers of mining  
Science & Technology
From pharmaceuticals to high-tech materials, conference spotlights expanding role of fluorine (pp. 35-40)
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News of the Week

W.R. Grace Execs Face Indictment

Grace officials may face prison terms for allegedly concealing dangers of mining
(p.7)

Kemira Embarks On Buying Spree

Two big purchases follow a year of portfolio pruning by Finnish firm
(p.8)

Open Source For Virtual Screening

Free database gives researchers access to dock-ready commercial compounds
(p.8)

R&D Funding Slows For 2006

President's budget proposes cuts in R&D spending at most agencies
(p.9)

Air-Formed Perchlorate

Controversial ion may be formed naturally in the atmosphere
(p.10)

Green Priorities

Experts identify objectives to help industry embrace sustainable practices
(p.10)

Iron-Sulfur Core Assembled

Complex mimics hydrogenase's core, suggesting fuel-cell applications
(p.11)
 

Departments

ACS News

Landmark award honors George Washington Carver's seminal work in agricultural chemistry
(p.57)
Recipients are honored for contributions of major significance to chemistry
(pp. 60-66)
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Awards(pp. 60-66)
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Government & Policy

Huge influx of funding for research and secure labs may make the U.S. less safe, critics charge
(pp. 25-28)
Senate panel vote this week will determine fate of President Bush's Clear Skies initiative
(pp. 29-30)
Payrolls finally get back to peak set four years ago as employment growth remains anemic
(p.32)

Science & Technology

Measurement and modeling approaches bring a big-picture view of biology and may improve drug discovery and development
(pp. 47-55)
From pharmaceuticals to high-tech materials, conference spotlights expanding role of fluorine
(pp. 35-40)
States Are Stepping Up To Fill Funding Void Left By Restrictive Federal Policy
(p.43)
Chemists and engineers offer help in identifying molecules that direct stem cell behavior
(pp. 41-43)
Astronomers are engaged in a heated debate over possible sighting of prebiotic molecule in space
(p.44)

Letters

Letters(p.3)