A Modern Major Chemical
James F. Ryan
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||Computers in Chemistry
Learning From Nature
Genetic algorithms can be used to quantify
traditional trial-and-error learning methods.
Ronald E. Shaffer and Gary W. Small
||Lab Products Notebook
The Drive To Improve the Bottom Line
Automating the process development laboratory
is key to future profitability.
Bringing Out the Best in Your Team
As manager, it's your responsibility
to develop your staff's potential.
John K. Borchardt
Meetings, conferences, and short courses
||The Chemist's Bookshelf
Fearless Leaders and Fuzzy Logic
Robert W. Gerlach and George B. Kauffman
More, Faster . . . Better?
The pharmaceutical companies can learn
from the semiconductor industry.
Can Alcohol Protect Your Heart?
The pros and cons of moderate drinking
Mary Ann Ryan
Living Trusts: A Way to Meet Estate Planning Goals
Also: Your home as a retirement asset
Dickinson J. Miller
||Regulations and You
FQPA: Much Ado About Next to Nothing
In measuring pesticides, to ppb or not to ppb,
that is the question.
Roger A. Novak
||The Way We Were
An Officer and a Chemist
At West Point, chemistry is a corps subject.
James M. Schmidt
||Profiles in Chemistry
Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin
Combining crystallography and computers
Christopher S. W. Koehler
New products, literature, and Web sites
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plus a cartoon.