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February 17, 2003
Volume 81, Number 7
CENEAR 81 7 p. 3

NEWS OF THE WEEK
SCREENING SCIENCE
Journal editors agree to consider security issues in reviewing manuscripts.
IRON INTERMEDIATES
Researchers isolate key players in biological oxidation of O2.
BIOTECH BUY
Johnson & Johnson to acquire biotech player Scios.
ROCHE REFOCUSES
Firm sheds vitamins and fine chemicals, acquires insulin pump manufacturer.
SHUTTLE ACCIDENT
Congressional hearing focuses on investigation, space policy issues.
GREENHOUSE GASES
Energy Department announces voluntary program to reduce emissions.
NANOSCALE FLASKS
Supramolecular assemblies have structural memory.
CONDUCTING POLYMERS
New procedure boosts plastics' electronic abilities.
DOW CHEMICAL BOARD
Keith McKennon replaces Michael Parker as director.

COVER STORY
CUSTOM CHEMICALS
Although observers predict another tough year for pharmaceutical custom manufacturing and synthesis, suppliers have multiple avenues for growth.

BUSINESS
BUSINESS CONCENTRATES
EUROPEAN 2002 FINANCIAL WRAP-UP
Performance of chemical firms shows modest improvement over 2001.
BETTING ON GLUCOSAMINE
U.S. firms are hoping new technology gives them the edge over low-cost Chinese suppliers.

GOVERNMENT & POLICY
GOVERNMENT CONCENTRATES
FEDERAL R&D
Proposed fiscal 2004 budget gives top billing to defense and security.
INSIGHTS
EPA has never come to a clear conclusion about toxicity of agent orange.

SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY
SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATES
PROTEIN DEAMIDATION
Researchers pin down this modification's physiological role as a regulatory signal.
JACS AT 125
Pearson's hard and soft acid and base concept provides qualitative basis for predicting chemical reactivity.

ACS COMMENT
CHEMISTRY IN EVIDENCE-BASED HEALTH CARE

EMPLOYMENT
MID-ATLANTIC BIOTECH
States attract industry by offering start-up help, including tax credits, lab space, and investment money.

THE DEPARTMENTS

EDITOR'S PAGE

LETTERS
NEW PRODUCTS
AWARDS

NEWSCRIPTS



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