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August 15, 2005 Issue

Volume 83, Issue 33
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August 15, 2005 Issue, Vol. 83 | Iss. 33
A scaled-down business consulting industry hopes to reconnect with the chemical sector
By Rick Mullin, C&EN Northeast News Bureau
(pp. 17-22)
Features
Science & Technology
New synthetic approach converts heart drug to potential anticancer agent 
Science & Technology
Symposium spotlights diverse range of fluorous technologies spanning chemistry and biology (pp. 39-42)
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News of the Week

DECORATING WITH SUGARS MADE EASY

New synthetic approach converts heart drug to potential anticancer agent
(p.7)

YUCCA RADIATION LIMITS PROPOSED

EPA says standard will protect Nevadans for a million years, but state objects
(p.8)

PHARMA COMMUNITY LOOKS TO IMPROVE

Annual DDT conference addresses inefficiencies in launching new drugs
(p.9)

HOMELAND SECURITY

Manhattan Experiments Track Gases For Terror Response
(p.10)

MAKING SENSE OF SWEETNESS

Study explains a range of observations on effects of different sweeteners
(p.10)
 

Departments

Government & Policy

Biodefense research to characterize threats may violate the biological weapons treaty, experts say
(pp. 26-32)
Natural gas supply remains a major concern for chemical manufacturers
(pp. 33-34)
CDC's surveys can be an important first step in demystifying medical trends
(p.35)

Education

Program with magical theme explores chemistry, fosters scientific literacy
(p.43)

Science & Technology

NEW AND NOTABLE IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY
(p.44)
Symposium spotlights diverse range of fluorous technologies spanning chemistry and biology
(pp. 39-42)

Letters

Letters(pp. 4-5)