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March 14, 2005
Vol. 83, Iss. 11

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  Table of Contents
March 14, 2005
Volume 83, Number 11
p. 1
 
 
  Cover Story  
2005 PRIESTLEY MEDALIST
Nobelist George A. Olah is celebrated for more than 50 years of accomplishments in chemistry.

COVER: Photo by Mitch Jacoby

   


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  Latest News  
  BUYING GREAT LAKES
Crompton's $1.8 billion purchase of Great Lakes Chemical will create third-largest publicly held U.S. specialty chemical firm.

NO CLEAR SKIES
Deadlocked Senate committee effectively kills President Bush's air pollution legislation.

LUBE JOB
Cross-linking of zinc phosphate lubricant additives protects engines, model finds.

DRUG SEIZURE
FDA seizes supplies of two GlaxoSmithKline drugs amid concerns about quality.

OBITUARY
Nobel Laureate and pioneering physicist Hans Bethe, 98, has died.

DETECTING ANTHRAX
Portable Raman method detects biological agent quickly and with improved sensitivity.

EPA CHIEF
President nominates agency veteran Stephen Johnson to head EPA.

 
 
 

  Business  
  BUSINESS CONCENTRATES

PEPTIDE DRUGS
Peptides' activity and specificity are pluses, but high R&D costs and difficult scalability remain hurdles.

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
Financial buyers lost traction in 2004.

INDIAN PHARMA
India faces limitations as an emerging supplier of pharmaceutical materials and services.

 
 
 

  Government & Policy  
  GOVERNMENT CONCENTRATES

EMISSION CONTROLS
Power generators are split over how emission credits should be disbursed.

HINDSIGHTS
Professional women have made significant progress that should dispel any alleged intellectual inadequacies.

 
 
 

  Science & Technology  
  SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATES

ORGANIC SYNTHESIS
Sanofi-Aventis' highly automated solution-phase synthesizer draws mixed reviews.

INSIDE INSTRUMENTATION
Technology And Business News For The Laboratory World.

 
 
 

  Career & Employment  
 

DIVERSITY
A number of research labs demonstrate the potential for a diverse global chemical community.

 
 
 

  ACS NEWS  
 

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  EDITOR'S PAGE  
 

Cyber-Enabled Chemistry

 
 
 

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NEWS OF THE WEEK
LUBE JOB

NEWS OF THE WEEK
DETECTING ANTHRAX

COVER STORY
GEORGE A. OLAH

BUSINESS
PEPTIDE DRUGS

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
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