Copyright © 2005 American Chemical Society
 

March 28, 2005 Issue

Volume 83, Issue 13
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March 28, 2005 Issue, Vol. 83 | Iss. 13
Meeting has lower attendance but an abundance of innovative instruments
By STU BORMAN, C&EN WASHINGTON
(pp. 39-45)
Features
Science & Technology
Highly productive hydroformylation reaction uses new phospholane ligands 
Science & Technology
Meeting topics included Diels-Alder chemistry, crystal growth, wine analysis, oxoborane isolation 
Back Issues
 
INSIDE INSTRUMENTATION
NEW AND NOTABLE AT PITTCON 2005
(p.47)
TAKING THE ANALYTICAL LAB ON THE ROAD
Advances in instruments and methods for on-site analysis lead to novel applications, faster results
(p.53)
GO WITH THE FLOW
Key challenges remain in microfluidics research an development even as applications advance
(pp. 57-59)
TAKING BIOMOLECULES FOR A SPIN
Electron spin resonance answers questions that can't be answered with NMR or crystallography
(pp. 61-63)
FROM HEYROVSKY TO GLUCOSE SENSING
Waters Symposium honors 80-year history of electroanalytical instrumentation
(pp. 64-65)
PROBE THE INTERFACE
New tools for examining thin films and surfaces shed light on manufacturing procedures
(p.67)
 

News of the Week

Achiral Alkenes To Chiral Aldehydes

Highly productive hydroformylation reaction uses new phospholane ligands
(p.7)

Medicis Ups Its Vanity Offerings

Lead firm in dermal fillers adds a surgical dimension with Inamed buy
(p.8)

Portman Picked For Trade Office

Bush's nominee to lead trade talks gets high marks from chemical industry
(p.8)

UN Leader Offers Reform Package

Annan wants changes that link development, security, and human rights
(p.9)

Better Drugs For Tuberculosis

Drug discovery partnership aims to speed search for improved treatments
(p.10)

Second Route To Cysteine

Path may have served as model for adding amino acid to genetic code
(p.10)
 

Departments

Government & Policy

Congress considers funding research to help guide the cleanup of illicit labs
(pp. 25-27)
Growing role of states in funding embryonic stem cell research can challenge researchers
(p.28)

Science & Technology

NEW SOFTWARE AND WEBSITES FOR THE CHEMICAL ENTERPRISE
(p.37)
NEW AND NOTABLE AT PITTCON 2005
(p.47)
Advances in instruments and methods for on-site analysis lead to novel applications, faster results
(p.53)
Key challenges remain in microfluidics research an development even as applications advance
(pp. 57-59)
Electron spin resonance answers questions that can't be answered with NMR or crystallography
(pp. 61-63)
Waters Symposium honors 80-year history of electroanalytical instrumentation
(pp. 64-65)
New tools for examining thin films and surfaces shed light on manufacturing procedures
(p.67)
Meeting has lower attendance but an abundance of innovative instruments
(pp. 39-45)
Meeting topics included Diels-Alder chemistry, crystal growth, wine analysis, oxoborane isolation
(p.33)
Inventive biochemist has built a formidable career designing medical devices
(p.36)

Letters

Letters(p.5)