May 14, 2012 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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May 14, 2012 Issue

Volume 90, Issue 20
May 14, 2012 Issue, Vol. 90 | Iss. 20
Ingredient makers ramp up research in encapsulation and delivery systems
By Marc S. Reisch
(pp. 13-18)
Sales and profits climb once again but capitalization wanes (pp. 22-25)
Science & Technology
Austrian Alps provide a proxy for martian caves that could hold life (pp. 40-41)
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Government & Policy

Financial woes raise questions about federal R&D funding
(pp. 34-35)
Chemist-turned-politician ran low-budget gubernatorial campaign

Science & Technology

Austrian Alps provide a proxy for martian caves that could hold life
(pp. 40-41)
After 20-plus years of outcast status, unconventional heat-producing nuclear reactions still seem plausible
(pp. 42-44)

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