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March 2003
Focus: Food Science  
  A Time to Sow?

A Time to Sow? (267 KB PDF)
Agricultural biotechnology might be entering a new phase of scientific maturity even as the war for global acceptance continues.
Mark S. Lesney

  When Good Food Goes Bad When Good Food Goes Bad (102 KB PDF)
Researchers have developed molecular techniques that locate and identify foodborne microbial contamination.
Randall C. Willis
  GC To Go GC To Go (104 KB PDF)
Increased research and marketability have helped boost enthusiasm for portable GC and GC–MS instruments.
Cheryl M. Harris


For Openers
Defensive Measures
(42 KB PDF)
James F. Ryan

Update (73 KB PDF)
SciTECH Briefs and Science Bits

Picking Up the TabRegulations and You
Picking Up the Tab
(69 KB PDF)
New FDA application fees raise hopes for faster, more thorough evaluation of new medical devices.
Nancy K. McGuire

Instruments & Applications
From Lab Coats to Lunch Pails
(71 KB PDF)
Near-infrared spectroscopy provides nondestructive real-time analysis of food in the factory.
Nancy K. McGuire

The Business Page
Industry Facts and Figures
(62 KB PDF)
The Advanced Technology Program has forged a new paradigm for U.S. industrial R&D, but not everyone thinks it is a good thing.
David Filmore

Workplace Perspectives
The Meaning of Mentoring
(70 KB PDF)
Programs help women chemists advance into management roles.
Randall Wedin

Chemistry Chronicles
A Basic History of Acid—From Aristotle to Arnold
(64 KB PDF)
The rise of acid/base theory and its associated instruments transformed chemistry.
Mark S. Lesney

Next Stop, New Orleans
(210 KB PDF)
Presidential events will highlight the ACS Spring National Meeting.

Crossword Puzzle
Eat at GMO’s
(37 KB PDF)
Mark S. Lesney

Crossword Solution (html)

Product Information (101 KB PDF)
New products, literature, and websites.

Lighter Elements (55 KB PDF)
Humorous tales from readers and other sources . . . plus a cartoon.

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ISSN 1532-4494