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September 5, 2005 Issue

Volume 83, Issue 36
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September 5, 2005 Issue, Vol. 83 | Iss. 36
Recent chiral chemistry advances underpin the growing importance of catalyst design to accomplish a range of asymmetric reactions
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 40-48)
Features
Business
Refineries and petrochemical plants shut down as storm also interrupts regional shipments (p.11)
Science & Technology
Interdisciplinarity is the hallmark of the new campus of the University of California (pp. 34-37)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: CHIRAL CATALYSIS

TRIAL SEPARATIONS
Supercritical fluid chromatography gains favor in preparative-scale separations of enantiomers
(pp. 49-53)
REMOVING IMPURITIES
Metal scavengers and immobilized catalysts may make for cleaner pharmaceutical products
(pp. 55-58)
 

News of the Week

Katrina Devastates Gulf Coast

Refineries and petrochemical plants shut down as storm also interrupts regional shipments
(p.11)

Progress Toward Disarming Anthrax

Engineered antibodies show promise as antidote; raise intriguing question
(p.12)

Chemists Come To Washington

National meeting highlights diversity of the chemical enterprise
(p.13)

NIH Issues Final Ethics Rules

Agency eases restrictions but maintains ban on outside consulting activities
(p.14)

Novartis Bids For All Of Chiron

$4.5 billion offer could bolster Swiss firm's stake in a hot market
(p.14)

Detecting Prions In Blood

Technique may make it possible to diagnose disease in human patients
(p.15)

Spectroscopy's New Era

Ultrafast 2-D infrared technique probes dynamics of fast chemical exchange
(p.16)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Environmentalists see positive precedent; industry eyes boost for trade liberalization
(pp. 25-28)
Congress begins process of reforming U.S. patent system as stakeholders voice concerns
(pp. 29-31)

Education

International summer school brings students of both disciplines closer together
(pp. 78-79)
Graduate students have more options to practice teaching before hitting the job market
(pp. 80-82)
M.D.-Ph.D. training can take more than a decade, but it has great rewards for researchers
(pp. 84-86)
DuPont-MIT partnership gives students a preview of real-world research and life after school
(pp. 88-90)
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Science & Technology

Recent chiral chemistry advances underpin the growing importance of catalyst design to accomplish a range of asymmetric reactions
(pp. 40-48)
Supercritical fluid chromatography gains favor in preparative-scale separations of enantiomers
(pp. 49-53)
Metal scavengers and immobilized catalysts may make for cleaner pharmaceutical products
(pp. 55-58)
Interdisciplinarity is the hallmark of the new campus of the University of California
(pp. 34-37)

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