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January 24, 2005
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  Table of Contents
January 24, 2005
Volume 83, Number 4
p. 1
 
 
  Cover Story  
SOAPS & DETERGENTS
Firms look for ways to enhance premium products and to adapt their cleaning chemistries to less expensive products sold in the developing world.

COVER: Photodisc

   


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  Latest News  
  HUYGENS TOUCHES DOWN
After landing on Titan, the probe sent back images and other data from an alien world.

CUSTOM CHEMICALS
At Informex, industry signals it is looking to biopharmaceuticals and to business in Asia.

CLOUDY SKIES
Bush's Clear Skies Initiative would cut pollution less than current law, a report finds.

SUPRAMOLECULAR SENSOR
As in biological systems, binding of an analyte triggers a catalytic reaction that creates a signal.

ADDICTION BRAKE
Neuroscientists discover how an alkaloid reduces cravings for drugs of abuse.

SUN PROTECTION
A carotenoid produced by plants in bright sunlight protects them during photosynthesis.

ACCESS DELAYED
NIH has put a hold on its revised open-access policy for published biomedical research.

 
 
 

  Business  
  BUSINESS CONCENTRATES

FINE CHEMICALS
France's PCAS hopes to become a contender in the global active pharmaceutical ingredients market.

 
 
 

  Government & Policy  
  GOVERNMENT CONCENTRATES

CLEAN AIR
EPA guidance on exempting volatile organic compounds from regulation worries some environmental groups.

BHOPAL TODAY
Tragic accident at Union Carbide plant in India is still fresh in residents' minds and lives more than 20 years later.

PROCESS SAFETY SINCE BHOPAL
Experts worry that lessons learned from the accident are not being fully implemented.

 
 
 

  Science & Technology  
  SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATES

IMAGING LIPIDS
Raman-based technique aids in the visualization of lipids.

ALKENE REDUCTION
Researchers develop enantioselective approach for reducing aldehydes.

DIGITAL BRIEFS
New Software And Websites For The Chemical Enterprise

 
 
 

  Awards  
 

ACS NATIONAL AWARDS 2005 WINNERS
Haynes and Van Duyne, Heller, Leone, Lipinski, Power, Sandra, Stork, Vestal, Willett, Wolke, Wong, and Yang.

 
 
 

  EDITOR'S PAGE  
 

Global Climate Change

 
 
 

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