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August 1, 2005 Issue

Volume 83, Issue 31
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August 1, 2005 Issue, Vol. 83 | Iss. 31
2005 census of all ACS members in the workforce reveals lower unemployment and shifts in the chemical profession
By Michael Heylin, C&EN Washington
(pp. 41-51)
Features
Science & Technology
Pressure-releasing channel protein is fashioned into a nanodevice 
Science & Technology
Salzburg congress reveals increasing industrial interest in uses for low-melting-point salts (pp. 33-38)
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(p.12)

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(p.13)

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Science & Technology

The key chemical responsible for the herb's frisk-inducing effects on felines is nepetalactone
(p.39)
Salzburg congress reveals increasing industrial interest in uses for low-melting-point salts
(pp. 33-38)

Career & Employment

2005 census of all ACS members in the workforce reveals lower unemployment and shifts in the chemical profession
(pp. 41-51)

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