May 1, 2006 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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May 1, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 18
May 1, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 18
As they steward their products into the market, nanomaterial producers have the opportunity to address environmental, health, and safety concerns from the start
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 10-18)
Science & Technology
Research groups in the U.S. and Japan develop routes that avoid shikimic acid (p.5)
Government & Policy
Bills would create a high-risk research agency in bid to reduce U.S. reliance on foreign energy sources (pp. 26-28)
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(pp. 35-36)
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(pp. 30-32)
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(pp. 33-34)

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