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November 4, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 44
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November 4, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 44
Slow economy has chemists still searching for work, and trying clever strategies to find it
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Features
Business
The Merck-backed nonprofit drug discovery institute is up and running, and plotting its long-term strategy (pp. 14-19)
Science & Technology
Six NIH centers have been created to provide researchers with analytical tools and services to study biochemical pathways (pp. 30-31)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: It’s Not Over Yet

Still Waiting For Good Times
Slight growth in chemistry jobs envisioned for 2014
(pp. 40-45)
Strategy, Serendipity, And A Paycheck
Chemists share Tips for finding work and stories of how they used them
(pp. 46-48)
Getting LinkedIn To A Job
In the employment hunt, chemists find success using this vast social networking site
(pp. 48-49)
 

News of the Week

Sharper View Of HIV

Biochemistry: Structural details of virus’s surface protein complex could lead to an effective vaccine
(p.7)

Big Deal Over Fertilizers

Phosphates: Mosaic expects to reap benefits by acquiring CF’s operations in a deal worth more than $1 billion
(p.8)

DuPont Will Split In Two

Restructuring: Performance chemicals unit will be spun off to shareholders
(p.8)

America Competes Act Renewal

Legislation: Republicans and Democrats have different ideas of how to continue this science funding
(p.9)

Taking Aim At Brain Tumors

Nanomedicine: Gold spheres decorated with RNA block cancer gene expression in mice
(p.9)

Air Products Plans U.S. Helium Project

Supply Squeeze: New facility will help mitigate slowing U.S. production of helium
(p.10)

Making Hydrogen

Materials: Core-shell nanowires aid quest to produce renewable fuel
(p.10)

ACS Expands Open Access

Publishing: New open-access journal, more licensing options for authors in 2014
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

New director of NIH’s basic research institute plans for rocky economic times
(p.26)
Nuclear Regulatory Commission to reexamine how to safely store a mountain of radioactive waste for decades to come
(pp. 24-25)
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Science & Technology

Six NIH centers have been created to provide researchers with analytical tools and services to study biochemical pathways
(pp. 30-31)
Annual meeting celebrates 40 years of mentorship and camaraderie among black chemists and chemical engineers
(pp. 33-35)

Career & Employment

Chemists share Tips for finding work and stories of how they used them
(pp. 46-48)
In the employment hunt, chemists find success using this vast social networking site
(pp. 48-49)
Slow economy has chemists still searching for work, and trying clever strategies to find it
(p.39)
Slight growth in chemistry jobs envisioned for 2014
(pp. 40-45)

Editor's Page

Letters

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