July 18, 2005 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
 
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July 18, 2005 Issue

Volume 83, Issue 29
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July 18, 2005 Issue, Vol. 83 | Iss. 29
Top three companies retain their positions, but 'other region' producers increase their presence
By Patricia L. Short, C&EN London
(pp. 20-23)
Features
Science & Technology
Hybrid metal-organic microporous solid captures reactive gas selectively 
Science & Technology
Experts propose that the standard for the kilogram should be based on a property of nature (pp. 29-31)
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News of the Week

Porous Materials Stores Acetylene

Hybrid metal-organic microporous solid captures reactive gas selectively
(p.7)

EPA Clean Air Rule Challenged

Multiple lawsuits find fault in agency's interstate pollution controls
(p.8)

Projects Start In China, Abu Dhabi

Multi-billion-dollar petrochemical investments move forward
(p.8)

Dangerous Liaisons

Binding between a ubiquitous protein and a mutant may lead to Huntington's
(p.9)

New Chief Technology Officer At Dow

Dow taps General Electric for new head of global R&D
(p.9)

From Medicine To Megatrends

Dutch firm to buy IMS Health for $7 Billion
(p.10)

Summit Addresses Climate Change, Nonproliferation

G-8 leaders noted seriousness of issues, but did not announce new programs
(p.10)

Pinning Down Transients

Fast diffraction method probes short-lived intermediates in solution
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

Polymer chemistry has played a key role in the evolution of the golf ball
(p.34)
NEW AND NOTABLE IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY
(p.35)
Experts propose that the standard for the kilogram should be based on a property of nature
(pp. 29-31)
Spectroscopic tool championed by two chemists makes it easier to determine absolute configuration
(pp. 32-33)

Career & Employment

Chemists dive into job opportunities in the marine sciences
(pp. 53-57)

Letters

Letters(p.4)