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  Table of Contents
May 2, 2005
Volume 83, Number 18
p. 1
 
 
  Cover Story  
NANOTECHNOLOGY
The future of nanotech-related firms is brighter than it has been in years past, but venture capitalists still wait for a return on their investments.

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  HEXION SPECIALTIES
Apollo Management is creating Hexion, the third largest U.S.-based specialty chemical firm.

ENERGY BILL
The House passes an energy bill much like legislation the Senate killed in its last session.

WEAPONS HUNT ENDS
U.S. Iraq Survey Group, headed by Charles Duelfer, ends its investigation.

BEYOND KINETICS
Yield of artificial acetylcholine receptor reveals the power of dynamic combinatorial libraries.

POLYSTYRENE SALE
Ineos will buy BASF's U.S. and Canadian polystyrene business for an undisclosed sum.

TABLETOP FUSION
Device achieves deuterium-deuterium fusion under ambient conditions.

STEM CELL ETHICS
National Academies issues guidelines for work with human embryonic stem cells.

EARNINGS UP
Earnings surge continues as firms hike prices to meet energy costs and drive profits.

TITAN'S CHEMISTRY
Upper atmosphere of Saturn's giant moon is awash with complex hydrocarbons.

 
 
 

  Business  
  BUSINESS CONCENTRATES

CONTRACT MANUFACTURING
India's Jubilant Organosys focuses on serving other firms in the agro and drug sectors.

INSIGHTS
Get ready to lose the war over ownership on the Web.

 
 
 

  Government & Policy  
  GOVERNMENT CONCENTRATES

PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS
At an international meeting on chemicals this week, the U.S. will have no vote.  

GLOBAL WARMING
Efforts to protect ozone layer from CFCs also help protect climate.

TWENTY-YEAR MARK
Australia Group works to stem the spread of chemical and biological weapons.

 
 
 

  Science & Technology  
  SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATES

PRUSSIAN BLUE
Tricentennial of inorganic pigment is celebrated at ACS symposium.

HISTONE METHYLATION
This dynamic covalent modification might control access to tightly packed genomic DNA.

GREEN CHEMISTRY
Company is developing new uses for N-vinylformamide as a less toxic, environmentally friendlier alternative to acrylamide.

 
 
 

  ACS NEWS  
 

COMMENT - VOLUNTEER LEADERS: A VALUE PROPOSITION

 
 
 

  EDITOR'S PAGE  
 

Impressions Of Shanghai

 
 
 

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COVER STORY
NANOTECHNOLOGY

NEWS OF THE WEEK
BEYONG KINETICS

NEWS OF THE WEEK
TITAN'S CHEMISTRY

BUSINESS
CONTRACT MANUFACTURING

GOVERNMENT & POLICY
GLOBAL WARMING

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
PRUSSIAN BLUE

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
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