Copyright © 2005 American Chemical Society
 

June 27, 2005 Issue

Volume 83, Issue 26
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June 27, 2005 Issue, Vol. 83 | Iss. 26
Materials suppliers are thrilled by the flat-panel industry's growth, but are under pressure to trim back on costs
By Jean-François Tremblay, C&EN Hong Kong
(pp. 20-25)
Features
Science & Technology
Hemoglobin C reduces display of malaria parasite protein on host cells 
Science & Technology
Presidential awards honor chemists for developing cleaner and economically viable technologies (pp. 40-43)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Thinning Flat Panels

FORGING THE WAY TO HIGH-K DIELECTRICS
Numerous electronic chemical producers are ready to supply hafnium-based materials
(pp. 26-29)
DATA STORAGE IN 3-D
Holographic data storage has made enormous technical advances, but still awaits a market
(pp. 31-32)
 

News of the Week

Malaria Defense Mechanism Bared

Hemoglobin C reduces display of malaria parasite protein on host cells
(p.9)

Life Without Sun

Photosynthetic bacteria apparently use radiation from deep-sea vents
(p.10)

Powdery Hazard

Chemical safety board hearing probes prevention of dust explosions
(p.10)

Biotech Firms See New-Drug Upswing

Attendees at BIO 2005 conference are bullish on technology's potential
(p.11)

Genentech To Buy Biogen Plant

Sale highlights the diverging fortunes of two biotechnology firms
(p.12)

NSF Honors Teaching Scholars

Agency recognizes those who achieve success in both education and research
(p.12)

Lead Binding Reexamined

Trigonal pyramidal coordination to sulfur may be key to mechanism of lead poisoning
(p.13)
 

Departments

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Business

Chemical industry begins roll-out of a multipronged communications campaign
(p.18)
As its international sales grow, Air Liquide hopes to extend global R&D network
(p.19)
Numerous electronic chemical producers are ready to supply hafnium-based materials
(pp. 26-29)
Holographic data storage has made enormous technical advances, but still awaits a market
(pp. 31-32)
Materials suppliers are thrilled by the flat-panel industry's growth, but are under pressure to trim back on costs
(pp. 20-25)
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Science & Technology

NEW SOFTWARE AND WEBSITES FOR THE CHEMICAL ENTERPRISE
(p.51)
Presidential awards honor chemists for developing cleaner and economically viable technologies
(pp. 40-43)
Advances reported in modeling catalytic behavior and cleaning up crude oil and diesel emissions
(pp. 45-48)
Raman spectroscopy reveals the pigment palettes used to illustrate Gutenberg Bibles
(p.49)
One-third of scientists in a recent survey admitted to questionable practices; should we be worried?
(p.50)

Letters

Letters(pp. 4-6)