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October 10, 2005 Issue

Volume 83, Issue 41
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October 10, 2005 Issue, Vol. 83 | Iss. 41
Politically savvy atmospheric chemist talks about his plans for the National Academy of Sciences, which he will lead for the next six years
By Lois R. Ember
(pp. 31-38)
Features
Government & Policy
Researchers explore relationships between this environmentally induced illness and addiction (pp. 24-29)
Science & Technology
Nuclear forensics melds traditional crime-busting technology with radiological science (pp. 40-41)
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News of the Week

Ineos Buys Innovene

BP is selling its chemicals operations for $9 billion
(p.1)

PerkinElmer To Divest Fluid Sciences

Sale will aid focus on higher growth health sciences and photonic markets
(p.1)

Strategy Tags Molecules' Protein Targets

Method will provide critical guidance about viable therapeutic targets
(p.1)

Olefin Metathesis Gets Nobel Nod

Chauvin, Grubbs, and Schrock are honored for a highly practical chemical reaction
(p.8)

Three Share Nobel for Optics Discoveries

Americans, German honored for both theoretical and practical breakthroughs
(p.9)

Ulcer Revelation Garners Nobel Prize

Two Australians share award for discovery of ulcer-causing bacteria
(p.9)

Honeywell Buying Dow Share of UOP

Purchase caps chemicals restructuring program at Honeywell
(p.10)

Symbiosis Is Behind Rice Blight

Fungal toxin blamed for disease turns out to be made by symbiotic bacterium
(p.10)

Crawford Probe

Congress has asked HHS to investigate resignation of FDA chief
(p.11)

Lamprey Pheromone Mixture Identified

Sulfated steroids from larvae attract adult sea lampreys to spawning streams
(p.12)
 

Departments

ACS News

International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies, Dec. 15-20
(pp. 56-61)
(pp. 54-55)
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Government & Policy

Politically savvy atmospheric chemist talks about his plans for the National Academy of Sciences, which he will lead for the next six years
(pp. 31-38)
Researchers explore relationships between this environmentally induced illness and addiction
(pp. 24-29)
Congressional Black Caucus forum discusses ways to increase minorities in math and science majors
(p.30)
Andrew Liveris, CEO of Dow, tells Senate committee that natural gas prices threaten industry

Education

History and influence of Sienko & Plane and Morrison & Boyd detailed at symposium
(pp. 48-51)
Academic chemistry libraries merge with those of other disciplines, use more digital media
(pp. 52-53)
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Science & Technology

Nuclear forensics melds traditional crime-busting technology with radiological science
(pp. 40-41)
Scientific advances are making colored contact lenses more sophisticated—and popular
(pp. 42-43)
Aesthetically pleasing and medically useful, ginkgolides fascinate Koji Nakanishi
(p.44)
Novel cryptand ligand leads to alkali-metal complex with a trapped electron as the counterion
(p.45)
DNA in crystal aggregates of old bones is found to be well-preserved, useful for analysis
(p.46)
Technology and Business News for the Laboratory World
(p.47)

Career & Employment

At many companies, rungs on the corporate ladder are marked 'international experience'
(pp. 219-221)

Newscripts

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Letters

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