December 2001
Vol. 31, No. 12, pp 69–72.

2001 Subject Index

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Subject Index

Agriculture and Food
A unique approach to conservation, February, 22
How do agricultural scientists view advanced biotechnology?, April, 50
Clean machines from beans, May, 22
Discovery Down Under, August, 12
Western chemistry and Maori knowledge, August, 14
Do we need research incentives for health claims?, August, 28
Mom’s sure-fire live-forever food claim recipe, August, 35
Kitchen in a can for people on the go, September, 24
No sauce?—Your loss, November, IBC
BSE research comes to the U.S., December, 18
Yuletide, chemical warfare, and essential micronutrients, December, IBC

Analysis and Testing
High-throughput protein crystallography, March, 22
Near-IR chemical analysis in an industrial setting, April, 31
The chemistry of life on Mars, May, 12
A most remarkable researcher, August, 46
Revisiting the Mars sample return debate, September, 56
Combinatorial chemistry moves beyond pharmaceuticals, November, 32

Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals
From genetic data to medicine: The promising paradigm?, January, 51
Ribonuclease H: A tool in the battle against leishmaniasis, February, 3
Survival of the fittest in drug design, March, 11
High-throughput protein crystallography, March, 22
The emerging technology trajectory, March, 28
Teaching old platinum compounds new tricks, March, 51
Doing the genome thing, April, 1
The roads of opportunity, April, 3
How do agricultural scientists view advanced biotechnology?, April, 50
Back to biotech basics on the Internet, June, 29
Target discovery using bioinformatics, June, 24
Rebels against the future, July, 46
To Mars . . . and New Zealand, August, 1
Discovery Down Under, August, 12
Western chemistry and Maori knowledge, August, 14
The dilemma of Mars sample return, August, 18
Management and creativity in research, August, 43
Training future chemical biologists, September, 3
The gene: Science’s misused four-letter word, September, 54
First funding for U.S. research into bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) expected for 2002, October, 5
Getting the bugs out while getting the bugs in, October, 28
From Chile to cheese country, November, 3
The changing shape of pharmaceutical R&D, November, 40
One man’s war on cancer, December, 3
Apoptosis and TGFß signaling, December, 4
Using chemistry to target treatments, December, 12
BSE research comes to the U.S., December, 18
Combined catalytic reactions—Nature’s way, December, 33
GE or not GE: The genetic engineering debate in New Zealand, December, 59

Business and Economics
Energy in the 21st century, January, 14
The nascent paperless laboratory, February, 14
Time’s up! The color-changing self-expiring badge, February, 42
The emerging technology trajectory, March, 28
An environmentally friendly oil industry?, April, 10
Manage IP costs with technical disclosures, April, 40
Why technology transfer is a viable option for your company, April, 44
How do agricultural scientists view advanced biotechnology?, April, 50
A freshman in industry, May, 3
The proof is in the fire, May, 17
E-procurement: A new management tool, May, 41
The independent chemist, May, 47
Who’s succeeding in e-business?, June, 1
Monetizing intellectual property, June, 17
Back to biotech basics on the Internet, June, 29
Content, community, and commerce for research chemists, June, 34
E-commerce: New opportunities for the chemical industry, July, 16
Technical disclosures: Advanced tactics, July, 32
Computers and privacy don’t mix, July, 43
Do we need research incentives for health claims?, August, 28
Mom’s sure-fire live-forever food claim recipe, August, 35
The challenge from below, October, 45
Creativity in organizations can be measured and acquired, November, 50

Catalysis
The “greening” of nylon, February, 29
A catalytic process for oxidizing SO2, March, 44
Recovering value from byproducts using phase-transfer catalysis, September, 42
Dehydrogenation with Pd/ZSM-5 for o-phenylphenol synthesis, October, 37

Computational Chemistry
Survival of the fittest in drug design, March, 11
High-throughput protein crystallography, March, 22
Hindsight is an exact science, September, 18
Using chemistry to target treatments, December, 12

Education
The value of common sense, February, IBC
Starting a research program at a PUI, March, 3
Chemical cars: Baking soda rockets and geriatric turtles, March, 48
The roads of opportunity, April, 3
A freshman in industry, May, 3
Will they read it? Will they understand?, May, 28
Scientists as communicators, May, 30
A tale of a paper sail, July, 3
A chemistry student visits South Africa, August, 3
Find a set on the Net, August, 48
Training future chemical biologists, September, 3
Less bleach—Brighter paper, October, 3
From Chile to cheese country, November, 3
The miraculous engine, December, 62

Electronics and Magnetics
Watts up?, April, 54
Novel photonic materials, June, 3
Radical ions as bearers of electron memory, July, 26
Benzocyclobutene-based polymers for microelectronics, December, 40

Energy and Fuels
Energy in the 21st century, January, 14
Fueling it like it is!, January, 54
A unique approach to conservation, February, 22
Dimerized isobutene: An alternative to MTBE, March, 15
Chemical cars: Baking soda rockets and geriatric turtles, March, 48
An environmentally friendly oil industry?, April, 10
Watts up?, April, 54
The auto electric, September, 1
The new breed of cars, September, 34
Lower sulfur in fuels . . . and raise your profits, October, 39
A new definition for “chemical element”?, October, 44
It’s the Sun that makes it hot, November, 56

Engineering
Tri-reforming: A new process for reducing CO2 emissions, January, 21
Gaseous acid catalysis: An intriguing new process, January, 41
Requiem for a powder-blue Ford Granada, March, 53
This is the house that Buck Rogers built, September, 51
Less bleach—Brighter paper, October, 3

Environment
Energy in the 21st century, January, 14
Tri-reforming: A new process for reducing CO2 emissions, January, 21
Silver removal and recovery from effluent streams, January, 49
Fueling it like it is!, January, 54
Read this . . . please, January, 56
So rare, February, 1
A unique approach to conservation, February, 22
Dimerized isobutene: An alternative to MTBE, March, 15
A catalytic process for oxidizing SO2, March, 44
Requiem for a powder-blue Ford Granada, March, 53
An environmentally friendly oil industry?, April, 10
The chemistry of life on Mars, May, 12
The proof is in the fire, May, 17
Clean machines from beans, May, 22
Does CO2 really drive global warming?, May, 44
U.S. cold to global warming, May, 46
The coming helium shortage, June, 43
Trade secrets: A responsible report?, June, 47
The two-edged sword, July, IBC
To Mars . . . and New Zealand, August, 1
The new breed of cars, September, 34
This is the house that Buck Rogers built, September, 51
Revisiting the Mars sample return debate, September, 56
Getting the bugs out while getting the bugs in, October, 28
Do-it-yourself carbon sinks, October, IBC
It’s the Sun that makes it hot, November, 56
Of PCBs and the river, December, 48
The miraculous engine, December, 62

Government and Regulations
Energy in the 21st century, January, 14
Science ethics debate continues, January, 50
Read this . . . please, January, 56
The nascent paperless laboratory, February, 14
Copyright piracy: It’s not a small world after all, May, 38
U.S. cold to global warming, May, 46
The perils of patenting the industry standard, June, 45
Computers and privacy don’t mix, July, 43
The dilemma of Mars sample return, August, 18
Do we need research incentives for health claims?, August, 28
Mom’s sure-fire live-forever food claim recipe, August, 35
First funding for U.S. research into bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) expected for 2002, October, 5
A new definition for “chemical element”?, October, 44
The solo inventor strikes back, November, 54
It’s the Sun that makes it hot, November, 56
BSE research comes to the U.S., December, 18
Of PCBs and the river, December, 48
GE or not GE: The genetic engineering debate in New Zealand, December, 59

History
From genetic data to medicine: The promising paradigm?, January, 51
Read this . . . please, January, 56
Planck’s theory and thermodynamics, February, 56
Remembering Ben, March, 1
Teaching old platinum compounds new tricks, March, 51
Millennial musings, April, IBC
A time to move on, May, 1
Does CO2 really drive global warming?, May, 44
Trade secrets: A responsible report?, June, 47
Planck’s state space and the energy of atoms, July, 21
The two-edged sword, July, IBC
The dilemma of Mars sample return, August, 18
A most remarkable researcher, August, 46
Noise in black and white, October, 22
W/O 1567-01, December, 1
The miraculous engine, December, 62
Oh, the places we’ve been. Oh, the places we’ll go, December, 64

Humor and Offbeat
Birthday gifts for your favorite chemist, January, IBC
Chemical cars: Baking soda rockets and geriatric turtles, March, 48
Chemistry is where you find it, May, IBC
Self-assembling organic composites in a photo-activated multiphase matrix, June, IBC
Find a set on the Net, August, 48
Periodically in need of a vacation, August, IBC
Have I got an herb for you!, September, 29
Just for the gel of it, September, IBC
Do-it-yourself carbon sinks, October, IBC
No sauce?—Your loss, November, IBC
Yuletide, chemical warfare, and essential micronutrients, December, IBC

Information Science
So rare, February, 1
The nascent paperless laboratory, February, 14
Internet resources for scientific writing, February, 60
Survival of the fittest in drug design, March, 11
Will they read it? Will they understand?, May, 28
Scientists as communicators, May, 30
E-procurement: A new management tool, May, 41
Who’s succeeding in e-business?, June, 1
Target discovery using bioinformatics, June, 24
Content, community, and commerce for research chemists, June, 34
Spricht Ihr Computer Hawaiian?, July, 48
To Mars . . . and New Zealand, August, 1
The gene: Science’s misused four-letter word, September, 54
The elusive Web, October, 46
W/O 1567-01, December, 1
Oh, the places we’ve been. Oh, the places we’ll go, December, 64

Innovation and Invention
The first year, January, 1,
The nascent paperless laboratory, February, 14
A unique approach to conservation, February, 22
Time’s up! The color-changing self-expiring badge, February, 42
Remembering Ben, March, 1
The emerging technology trajectory, March, 28
Chemical cars: Baking soda rockets and geriatric turtles, March, 48
Millennial musings, April, IBC
The chemistry of life on Mars, May, 12
The proof is in the fire, May, 17
Chemistry is where you find it, May, IBC
Monetizing intellectual property, June, 17
A tale of a paper sail, July, 3
Rebels against the future, July, 46
To Mars . . . and New Zealand, August, 1
Discovery Down Under, August, 12
Western chemistry and Maori knowledge, August, 14
Management and creativity in research, August, 43
Kitchen in a can for people on the go, September, 24
This is the house that Buck Rogers built, September, 51
Different, October, 1
A new definition for “chemical element”?, October, 44
The challenge from below, October, 45
Create something! Now!, November, 1
Can corporate innovation champions survive?, November, 14
Using “corrosion” to make ceramics, November, 23
The changing shape of pharmaceutical R&D, November, 40
Creativity in organizations can be measured and acquired, November, 50
W/O 1567-01, December, 1
One man’s war on cancer, December, 3
Apoptosis and TGFß signaling, December, 4

Intellectual Property and Patents
New challenge for patent attorneys, January, 53
Guidelines and advice in navigating fair use, March, 46
Manage IP costs with technical disclosures, April, 40
Why technology transfer is a viable option for your company, April, 44
Copyright piracy: It’s not a small world after all, May, 38
Monetizing intellectual property, June, 17
The perils of patenting the industry standard, June, 45
Technical disclosures: Advanced tactics, July, 32
Is it fair use? It depends., September, 46
A new definition for “chemical element”?, October, 44
The solo inventor strikes back, November, 54
Intellectual property and failed dot-coms: A new type of law practice, December, 56

Management
Science ethics debate continues, January, 50
The real pro, February, 64
Starting a research program at a PUI, March, 3
Near-IR chemical analysis in an industrial setting, April, 31
E-commerce: New opportunities for the chemical industry, July, 16
Management and creativity in research, August, 43
Five routes to deep collaboration in the chemical industry, October, 41
The challenge from below, October, 45
Create something! Now!, November, 1
Can corporate innovation champions survive?, November, 14
The changing shape of pharmaceutical R&D, November, 40
Creativity in organizations can be measured and acquired, November, 50

Nanotech and Nanomaterials
Nanostructured chemicals: A new era in chemical technology, January, 3
Rebels against the future, July, 46
Nano in the news, November, 60

Nonpolymeric Materials
The coming helium shortage, June, 43
Have I got an herb for you!, September, 29
Using “corrosion” to make ceramics, November, 23
Combinatorial chemistry moves beyond pharmaceuticals, November, 32

Physical Chemistry and Physics
Exploiting entropy to separate alkane isomers, January, 27
From conductive polymers to organic metals, January, 34
So rare, February, 1
Planck’s theory and thermodynamics, February, 56
Novel photonic materials, June, 3
Physics for chemists, July, 1
Planck’s state space and the energy of atoms, July, 21
Radical ions as bearers of electron memory, July, 26
Noise in black and white, October, 22
A new definition for “chemical element”?, October, 44
Alkylated carborane anions and radicals, December, 23

Polymeric Materials and Plastics
Nanostructured chemicals: A new era in chemical technology, January, 3
From conductive polymers to organic metals, January, 34
The “greening” of nylon, February, 29
Time’s up! The color-changing self-expiring badge, February, 42
Novel photonic materials, June, 3
Alkylated carborane anions and radicals, December, 23
Benzocyclobutene-based polymers for microelectronics, December, 40

Processing and Manufacturing
Exploiting entropy to separate alkane isomers, January, 27
Gaseous acid catalysis: An intriguing new process, January, 41
So rare, February, 1
The “greening” of nylon, February, 29
Dimerized isobutene: An alternative to MTBE, March, 15
A catalytic process for oxidizing SO2, March, 44
Near-IR chemical analysis in an industrial setting, April, 31
Clean machines from beans, May, 22
The coming helium shortage, June, 43
Trade secrets: A responsible report?, June, 47
The two-edged sword, July, IBC
Recovering value from byproducts using phase-transfer catalysis, September, 42
Just for the gel of it, September, IBC
Less bleach—Brighter paper, October, 3
Furan as a versatile synthon, October, 17
Using “corrosion” to make ceramics, November, 23
Benzocyclobutene-based polymers for microelectronics, December, 40
Of PCBs and the river, December, 48

Separation Science
Exploiting entropy to separate alkane isomers, January, 27
Silver removal and recovery from effluent streams, January, 49
Liquid membranes with light switches, April, 23
Recovering value from byproducts using phase-transfer catalysis, September, 42
Dehydrogenation with Pd/ZSM-5 for o-phenylphenol synthesis, October, 37
Combinatorial chemistry moves beyond pharmaceuticals, November, 32

Synthesis
Gaseous acid catalysis: An intriguing new process, January, 41
Liquid membranes with light switches, April, 23
Radical ions as bearers of electron memory, July, 26
Hindsight is an exact science, September, 18
Furan as a versatile synthon, October, 17
Alkylated carborane anions and radicals, December, 23
Combined catalytic reactions—Nature’s way, December, 33

Transportation
Energy in the 21st century, January, 14
Requiem for a powder-blue Ford Granada, March, 53
The dilemma of Mars sample return, August, 18
The auto electric, September, 1
The new breed of cars, September, 34
Do-it-yourself carbon sinks, October, IBC

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