Copyright © 2005 American Chemical Society
 

September 26, 2005 Issue

Volume 83, Issue 39
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September 26, 2005 Issue, Vol. 83 | Iss. 39
Throughout the countryside, farmers demand improved environmental controls, but change is slow in coming
By Jean-François Tremblay
(pp. 21-28)
Features
Science & Technology
First stable molecule with fivefold metal-metal bonding is synthesized (p.9)
Science & Technology
Therapeutics for psoriasis, cancer, Alzheimer's, and cardiovascular and muscle diseases progress (pp. 39-41)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

'Quintuple' Bond Makes Its Debut

First stable molecule with fivefold metal-metal bonding is synthesized
(p.9)

2005 MacArthur Fellows

Three chemical scientists are among this year's winners of coveted unrestricted grants
(p.10)

Industry Launches Publicity Campaign

Long-awaited effort is intended to boost public opinion
(p.10)

KemFine Buys Avecia Contract Production Arm

Avecia continues to shrink with the sale of its nonpharmaceutical manufacturing business
(p.11)

Solid Has The Most Spacious Pores

Chromium terephthalate-based material offers lots of room for storing molecules
(p.11)

Bracing For Rita

Gulf Coast firms take precautions even as they still reel from Katrina's impact
(p.12)

Industry: Relax Federal Laws

Trade group says exemptions will speed recovery; environmentalists are leery
(p.12)
 

Departments

Business

Trade association bolsters member services with a substitute for Responsible Care
(p.18)
Foundation, museum join forces to put together traveling alchemy art exhibition
(p.19)
Throughout the countryside, farmers demand improved environmental controls, but change is slow in coming
(pp. 21-28)
Concentrates(pp. 15-16)

ACS News

No big surprises in the 2003-04 class; the number of degrees was close to long-term levels
(p.52)
Chemists accept awards for developments that have helped people and the environment
(pp. 48-51)
(pp. 62-63)

Books

Future success of the chemical enterprise depends upon recognizing and adapting to change
(pp. 46-47)
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Science & Technology

New software and websites for the chemical enterprise
(p.45)
Therapeutics for psoriasis, cancer, Alzheimer's, and cardiovascular and muscle diseases progress
(pp. 39-41)
Sensitive, downscaled techniques locate D-amino acids in single neurons and subcellular sites
(p.43)
It's one way that chemists can reach out to the general public and attempt to earn their trust
(p.44)

Letters

Letters(pp. 3-8)