May 23, 2005 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
 
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May 23, 2005 Issue

Volume 83, Issue 21
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May 23, 2005 Issue, Vol. 83 | Iss. 21
Chinese science and high-tech industries strive for world-class status; lack of democracy and environmental degradation loom as problems
By Rudy M. Baum, C&EN Washington
(pp. 11-18)
Features
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Molecule kills cancer cells by blocking pathway that prevents cell suicide 
Science & Technology
Biological pattern formation serves as model of complex reaction networks (pp. 39-40)
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News of the Week

Antitumor Agent Shows Promise

Molecule kills cancer cells by blocking pathway that prevents cell suicide
(p.5)

Lonza, UCB Sign Antibody Pact

Production deal spotlights emerging field of antibody fragments
(p.6)

Senate Continues Energy Debate

More thorny issues likely to emerge as committee begins second week on bill
(p.6)

President Bush Honors Mentors

Three chemists are among those receiving $10,000 grants for mentoring
(p.7)

Pledge Benefits Harvard Women

Summers promises $50 million for women's issues, diversity in general
(p.8)

Polymer Resists Biofouling For Months

Polypeptide mimics may offer long-term control of surface fouling
(p.8)

Groups Call For More Visa Reform

Leaders say current policies will diminish U.S. leadership in science
(p.9)

Japan's Good Year

Shin-Etsu continues strong performance, while other firms rebound
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

U.S. agencies are at various stages of adopting a new system for chemical classification, labels
(pp. 31-33)
Army holds off on shipping hydrolysate from Indiana to New Jersey for secondary treatment
(pp. 36-37)
Explosion and fire at an Ohio State University chemistry lab highlight safety issues in academia
(pp. 34-35)
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Science & Technology

Chinese science and high-tech industries strive for world-class status; lack of democracy and environmental degradation loom as problems
(pp. 11-18)
Biological pattern formation serves as model of complex reaction networks
(pp. 39-40)
In his spare time, chemist Norman Holy devised a net that catches fish, not dolphins
(p.41)

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