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Innovation in the automobile industry: A new era
R&D philosophy has swung from the ivory tower to all hands to the pump. Now, industrial research managers are pursuing a balanced portfolio but emphasizing innovation.
Larry J. Howell
Learning from the Hantzsch synthesis
A reaction more than 100 years old continues to teach us how small organic molecules can act as medicines.
Nicholas R. Natale
Carbosiloxane polymers for chemical sensors
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Polymers for sensors can be synthesized, cross-linked, grafted, and photopatterned using hydrosilylation chemistry.
Jay W. Grate, Steven N. Kaganove, David A. Nelson
The new science of staffing
Todays free-agent scientists prove that temping is a good career move.
Rolf E. Kleiner
From raw sugar to raw materials
Researchers in Louisiana look at sugar, blackstrap molasses, bagasse, and filter mud and see raw materials for a wide range of products.
Anne Kuhlmann Taylor