Copyright © 2005 American Chemical Society
 

September 19, 2005 Issue

Volume 83, Issue 38
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September 19, 2005 Issue, Vol. 83 | Iss. 38
Agrochemical researchers are maintaining their crop protection arsenals by using tools developed by the pharmaceutical industry
By Patricia L. Short
(pp. 19-22)
Features
Science & Technology
Method to generate high-resolution protein structures is best so far (p.7)
Science & Technology
ACS MEETING NEWS: In the spotlight: antifogging glass, 'ring-walking' metals, cysteine biosynthesis, explosives detection (pp. 34-36)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Growing Agchem R&D

Spore Wars
Study tracks economic benefits of using fungicides to combat ubiquitous pests
(p.24)
Risking IP in China
International agrochemical companies boost their presence in China despite threat of piracy
(p.25)
 

News of the Week

Pollution Check

Environmental agency is analyzing mud, water, and air in devastated areas
(p.7)

Protein Structure From Scratch

Method to generate high-resolution protein structures is best so far
(p.7)

Katrina's Impact

In hurricane's aftermath, chemical firms face higher costs and lower earnings
(p.8)

Tracing SARS's Jump To Humans

Protein bound to its receptor reveals how virus adapted to human host
(p.9)

Greener Nylon

Route to nylon-6 caprolactam precursor eliminates unwanted by-product
(p.10)

Reichhold Sale

Citing poor performance in recent years, Dainippon will sell subsidiary to its management
(p.10)

Genome Mining Hits Pay Dirt

DNA sequence guides discovery and isolation of microbial natural product
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Business

Study tracks economic benefits of using fungicides to combat ubiquitous pests
(p.24)
International agrochemical companies boost their presence in China despite threat of piracy
(p.25)
Agrochemical researchers are maintaining their crop protection arsenals by using tools developed by the pharmaceutical industry
(pp. 19-22)
Symyx is applying tools developed for the drug industry to research into new materials
(pp. 16-17)
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Government & Policy

Countries are on the verge of finishing new international agreement
(pp. 27-28)
Future process engineering, legislation are seen as bulwarks against terrorism
(pp. 29-30)
A high percentage of medical studies are found to be invalid. Is it time to rethink the system?
(p.32)
Officials from ACS and NIH continue to work to resolve differences over PubChem
(p.31)

Books

(pp. 42-43)
Fig2Zhang

Science & Technology

New And Notable In The Chemical Industry
(p.39)
ACS MEETING NEWS: In the spotlight: antifogging glass, 'ring-walking' metals, cysteine biosynthesis, explosives detection
(pp. 34-36)
ACS MEETING NEWS: Method may help doctors diagnose and treat cancer patients better than ever before
(p.37)
Reagent matching enables rapid first synthesis of a lipomannan from tuberculosis-causing bacterium
(p.38)

Career & Employment

Pockets of opportunity crop up in a field that must constantly scope talent
(pp. 49-56)

Letters

Letters(p.3)