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April 11, 2005
Vol. 83, Iss. 15

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  Table of Contents
April 11, 2005
Volume 83, Number 15
p. 1
 
 
  Cover Story  
SUNSCREENS
Manufacturers are frustrated by FDA's slow turnaround times for product approvals and UV-A testing protocols.

COVER: Photodisc

   


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  Latest News  
  HOT ELECTRON FLOW
Nanoscale device measures a continuous flow of energetic electrons generated by catalytic surface reactions.

PFIZER
Firm expects earnings to fall 6% this year but says cost cutting, R&D investment will bring an improved 2006.

YUCCA DATA
Government scientists allegedly falsified data to support nuclear waste repository.

CRYSTAL GAZING
Technique uses polymer libraries to find polymorphs of drugs and other compounds.

FIBERS
DuPont plans majority stake in high-performance fiber producer Magellan.

NIH UNREST
New ethics rules prompt one NIH director to leave and delay hiring of another.

CHEMICAL REGULATION
Europe's REACH proposal moves forward as amendments are considered.

ROUNDUP TOXICOLOGY
Surfactant may be culprit in new finding that herbicide kills some tadpoles.

FLU SHOT
Sanofi Pasteur, HHS have $97 million pact to speed U.S. production of influenza vaccines.

 
 
 

  Business  
  BUSINESS CONCENTRATES

NEW BUSINESS MODEL
Solvias shifts its developmental focus to chiral chemistry and catalysis.

CHEMICAL INDUSTRY PRODUCTIVITY
Output per workhour increased in 2004, outpacing that of last year.

 
 
 

  Government & Policy  
  GOVERNMENT CONCENTRATES

COUNTERTERRORISM
New Jersey and Contra Costa County, Calif., move ahead with regional plant security measures.

 
 
 

  Science & Technology  
  SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATES

BÜRGENSTOCK CONFERENCE
Fortieth annual meeting showcases top research in idyllic setting.

NANODICTIONARY
Project aims to develop a standard nomenclature for nanotechnology.

BUGS IN SPACE
NASA miniature satellite will determine effects of space travel on gene expression in E. coli.

INSIDE INSTRUMENTATION
Technology And Business News For The Laboratory World.

 
 
 

  Education  
 

FOREIGN STUDENTS
Despite ongoing reform, U.S. visa system continues to have a negative impact on academia.

NOBCChE
Annual meeting focuses on future role of blacks in science, offers career advice.

YOU'RE HIRED
Landing a first job as a professor is tough; an ACS initiative has started to help.

 
 
 

  Meetings  
 

MIDDLE ATLANTIC REGIONAL MEETING

 
 
 

  ACS NEWS  
 

COMMENT - PLANNING A STRONG, SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

ACS HONORS ITS 50-YEAR MEMBERS

 
 
 

  AWARDS  
 

2005 Nichols Medal To Richard Zare

Esselen Award To Jean Fréchet

Hatcher Receives Geochemistry Medal

New Beckman Young Investigators

 
 
 

  EDITOR'S PAGE  
 

Taking Safety Seriously

 
 
 

  DEPARTMENTS  
  LETTERS

PEOPLE

NEWSCRIPTS

 
 
 






COVER STORY
SUNSCREENS

NEWS OF THE WEEK
ROUNDUP TOXICOLOGY

GOVERNMENT & POLICY
COUNTERTERRORISM

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
NANODICTIONARY

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
BUGS IN SPACE

EDUCATION
ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT INITIATIVE