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November 7, 2005 Issue

Volume 83, Issue 45
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November 7, 2005 Issue, Vol. 83 | Iss. 45
Despite a weak job market, analytical chemicals and chemical technicians find new opportunities
By Linda R. Raber
(pp. 33-34)
Features
Science & Technology
Codiscoverer of C60, a new form of carbon, did much to advance nanotechnology (p.7)
Science & Technology
New And Notable In The Chemical Industry (p.29)
Back Issues
 
Little Change In Hiring For New Graduates
Many recruiters say efforts will resemble last year's depressed levels
(pp. 35-39)
Salaries And Jobs
Chemists with jobs post solid pay gains, but prognosis for chemical job market remains murky
(pp. 41-44)
Analyze This, Analyze That
Plant optimization, lucrative contract work, cell biology, and instrument sales lure analytical chemists
(pp. 45-46)
Art And Science
Smithsonian Chemists Squeezed Out Of Analytical Jobs
(p.46)
The Consulting Niche
Many are choosing risky but independent career path
(pp. 47-48)
Technicians Craft A Promising Future
Versatile members of scientific teams, chemical technicians link concept and execution
(pp. 49-50)
 

News of the Week

Nobel Laureate Richard Smalley Dead At 62

Codiscoverer of C60, a new form of carbon, did much to advance nanotechnology
(p.7)

Madrid Expo Hints At Awaited Upturn

A round of investments is announced, but reorganization and consolidation continue
(p.8)

Stanford Pregnancy Policy

New chemistry department program offers benefits to graduate students
(p.8)

Pandemic Flu Plans Unveiled

President Bush announces $7.1 billion strategy to develop vaccines, improve preparedness
(p.9)

Safety Board Details BP Failures

Installing a key piece of equipment could have prevented deadly blast, investigators claim
(p.10)

Silicon's Building Block Synthesized

Adamantane analog is smallest 3-D repeat unit in the silicon crystal lattice
(p.10)

Chemical Earnings Continue To Rise

Growth is slower than in previous quarters, in part due to hurricanes
(p.11)
 

Departments

Education

Hands-on science program developed by chemist is a proven success in Ohio elementary schools
(pp. 26-28)

Career & Employment

Many recruiters say efforts will resemble last year's depressed levels
(pp. 35-39)
Chemists with jobs post solid pay gains, but prognosis for chemical job market remains murky
(pp. 41-44)
Smithsonian Chemists Squeezed Out Of Analytical Jobs
(p.46)
Plant optimization, lucrative contract work, cell biology, and instrument sales lure analytical chemists
(pp. 45-46)
Many are choosing risky but independent career path
(pp. 47-48)
Versatile members of scientific teams, chemical technicians link concept and execution
(pp. 49-50)
Despite a weak job market, analytical chemicals and chemical technicians find new opportunities
(pp. 33-34)

Editor's Page

Letters

Letters(pp. 4-5)