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April 25, 2005
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  Table of Contents
April 25, 2005
Volume 83, Number 17
p. 1
 
 
  Cover Story  
LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS
Producers and users hope that importing LNG leads to a future of price and supply stability and better profits.

COVER: LNG terminal at Elba Island, Ga. Photo courtesy of El Paso Corp./Ken Childers

   


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  PUBCHEM CONCERN
NIH database of chemical literature worries ACS because of overlap with its CAS Registry.

SOLUTIA
Despite bankruptcy, firm is determined to hold onto its pharmaceutical services business.

RAIL RULINGS
Judge upholds ban on hazardous rail shipments through Washington, D.C., but decision might not hold on appeal.

INSIDE DROPLETS
New microfluidics device can create double emulsions in a single step.

TERROR TREATY
United Nations approves counterterrorism treaty for nuclear materials.

PRION DISEASES
Researchers claim they have found proof that prions cause brain diseases.

SUSPENDED ANIMATION
Hydrogen sulfide gas can put mice in a reversible state where cellular activity slows to a near standstill.

PATENT DISPUTE
Supreme Court will decide when drug firms can use each other's tools despite patents.

MIDEAST CHEMICALS
Ethylene cracker projects move forward in Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

 
 
 

  Business  
  BUSINESS CONCENTRATES

GOING PUBLIC
Huntsman's initial public offering of stock was a success--now the firm is paying off its debts.

BIRTHDAY BASH
Chemist and entrepreneur A. V. Rama Rao celebrates with a three-day chemistry symposium.

CYTEC COATINGS
Ben Van Assche is the force behind firm's enlarged surface specialties unit.

 
 
 

  Government & Policy  
  GOVERNMENT CONCENTRATES

SPACE COMPLICATIONS
Iran Nonproliferation Act could limit NASA's access to the International Space Station.

 
 
 

  Science & Technology  
  SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATES

DATA EXCHANGE
Drug modelers seek ways to share information but not structure.

FORENSIC CHEMISTRY
High-tech analytical tools help chemists solve tough crimes.

FLUOROUS PROTEOMICS
Technique overcomes limitations of traditional enrichment approaches.

INSIGHTS
South African officials are slow to admit the facts about HIV/AIDS.

DIGITAL BRIEFS
New Software And Websites For Chemical Enterprise.

 
 
 

  Education  
 

UNDERGRAD RESEARCH
Studies look at the impact of student research participation.

FIRST-YEAR CHEMISTRY
New programs introduce students to research as early as their freshman year.

 
 
 

  ACS NEWS  
 

COMMENT - FUTURE OF THE ACS/CPT APPROVAL PROGRAM

 
 
 

  Meetings  
 

ABSTRACTS FOR SOUTHEAST/SOUTHWEST REGIONAL MEETING

Silicon Symposium Set For June

Meetings With Green Chemistry Focus

 
 
 

  EDITOR'S PAGE  
 

Impressions Of Beijing

 
 
 

  DEPARTMENTS  
  LETTERS

AWARDS

PEOPLE

NEWSCRIPTS

 
 
 






COVER STORY
LNG

NEWS OF THE WEEK
INSIDE DROPLETS


BUSINESS
HUNTSMAN

GOVERNMENT & POLICY
SPACE COMPLICATIONS

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
DATA EXCHANGE

EDUCATION
FIRST-YEAR CHEMISTRY