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  August 2001
Focus: Career/Salary/Employment

Chemists defy the gravity of the economy
Pay gains outpaced inflation while jobless rates hit a 10-year low, the ACS Salary Survey shows.
John K. Borchardt
A chemist is trustworthy, helpful . . .
For 90 years, chemistry and scouting have gone hand in hand, educating kids and stimulating careers.
James M. Schmidt

For Openers
The beauty of change

John K Crum

Feedback from our readers

News in brief:
Business, government, scitech, honors

Instruments & Applications
NMR: Dealing with deuterons

Metabolic tricks and isotopic treats have allowed spectroscopists to push the molecular-weight envelope.
Randall C. Willis

Meetings, conferences, and short courses

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The Chemist's Bookshelf
A very hot topic
Felicia M. Willis

Health Perspectives
The nightly grind
Dentists and doctors explore the reasons behind nocturnal tooth grinding.
Kathleen Wong

Personal Business
Property traders can get a tax break
Also: The benefits of cafeteria plans
Milton Zall

Regulations and You
Tracking ISO 9000
The newly revised standards focus on business processes.
Helen Gillespie

Industry Facts & Figures
A matter of perception: Chemists unsung?
College degree and government funding numbers indicate that the role of chemistry may not be fully appreciated.
David Filmore


ISSN 1532-4494
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