Copyright © 2005 American Chemical Society
 

March 7, 2005 Issue

Volume 83, Issue 10
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March 7, 2005 Issue, Vol. 83 | Iss. 10
Drug delivery companies hold on to technologies longer with ultimate goal of commercializing proprietary products themselves
By Celia M. Henry, C&EN Washington
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Features
Government & Policy
Technique selectively encapsulates single cells and subcellular structures 
Science & Technology
New atmospheric pressure ionization method is suitable for security and defense applications 
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Trapping Cells And Organelles

Technique selectively encapsulates single cells and subcellular structures
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Agent Orange Makers Fight Suit

Chemical companies ask that lawsuit by Vietnamese civilians be dismissed
(p.8)

Biogen And Elan Pull MS Drug

Firms suspend sale of Tysabri after two adverse reactions, including one death
(p.8)

Crackers To Be Built In Mideast

Western companies join Persian Gulf partners in flurry of project activity
(p.9)

ACS Broadens Article Access

Conditions set for free availability one year after publication
(p.10)

Bubble Inferno

Acoustic cavitation is shown to yield a plasma, temperatures above 15,000 K
(p.10)

U.K. Responds To Nanotech Report

Britain to review nanotech regulations and research but offers no funding
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Departments

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Business

A series of Japanese patent disputes raises questions about employee patent rights
(pp. 16-17)
DSM Chairman Elverding reflects on completion of revamp program
(pp. 18-19)
Biotech executive's career experiences mirror evolution of the industry
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Reporting unusual items in earnings statements on a pretax basis fouls up industry analysis
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ACS News

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Government & Policy

Pentagon seeks ways to fund chemical weapons destruction and meet a treaty deadline
(pp. 31-33)
Case before federal appeals court targets interpretation of patent scope
(pp. 34-35)
Roberts and Banks debate publishing policies for online scientific literature
(pp. 37-41)

Books

C&EN staff review recent science books covering everything from cooking to geology to fraud
(pp. 46-47)
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Science & Technology

Drug delivery companies hold on to technologies longer with ultimate goal of commercializing proprietary products themselves
(p.25)
New atmospheric pressure ionization method is suitable for security and defense applications
(p.45)

Editor's Page

Letters

Letters(pp. 4-6)