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May 2, 2005 Issue

Volume 83, Issue 18
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May 2, 2005 Issue, Vol. 83 | Iss. 18
Although a few firms using nanotechnology have gone public, venture capitalists still wait for a payoff from their investments
By ANN M. THAYER, C&EN HOUSTON
(pp. 17-24)
Features
Business
Apollo to launch new specialties company on stock market  
Science & Technology
Tricentennial of inorganic pigment celebrated with broad discussions on metal-cyanide chemistry (pp. 32-35)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Hexion To Emerge As Chemical Giant

Apollo to launch new specialties company on stock market
(p.7)

House Passes Energy Bill

Legislation includes controversial provisions on MTBE and drilling
(p.8)

Hunt Ends For Iraq's Weapons

U.S. inspector says search "has gone as far as feasible"
(p.8)

Beyond Kinetics

A surprising receptor emerges from a dynamic combinatorial library
(p.9)

Ethical Stem Cell Research

Academies provide guidance for work largely unregulated by federal government
(p.10)

Tabletop Nuclear Fusion Device

Electric-field-generating crystal drives deuterium-deuterium fusion
(p.10)

Earnings Up Again At Chemical Firms

Price increases help improve profitability for chemical makers
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

First meeting under persistent organic pollutant pact takes place without U.S. as a treaty partner
(pp. 26-27)
Reducing CFCs has a large impact on total greenhouse gases in the atmosphere
(pp. 28-29)
The multinational Australia Group celebrates 20 years of stemming the spread of weapons
(p.30)

Science & Technology

Tricentennial of inorganic pigment celebrated with broad discussions on metal-cyanide chemistry
(pp. 32-35)
Cells use transient methylation, demethylation to control access to tightly packed genome
(pp. 36-37)
Northaven is developing new applications for N-vinylformamide as an alternative to acrylamide
(p.38)

Editor's Page

Letters

Letters(pp. 4-5)