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June 13, 2005
Vol. 83, Iss. 24

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  Table of Contents
June 13, 2005
Volume 83, Number 24
p. 1
 
 
  Cover Story  
DENDRIMERS
Treelike molecules find applications in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and polymer science.

COVER: Functional groups (blue and red) at a dendrimer's surface bind simultaneously to multiple receptors (golf tees) on a cell membrane (gold). Starpharma PTY Ltd. image

   


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  PRIESTLEY MEDALIST
Paul Anderson, pharmaceutical industry chemist and former ACS president, is the 2006 Priestley Medal winner.

REWARDING SERVICE
Emeritus professor of chemistry E. Gerald Meyer will receive ACS Award for Volunteer Service.

CLIMATE CHANGE
World science academies urge action on greenhouse gases as industry testifies to progress.

IMAGING ANGIOGENESIS
New gadolinium-based MRI contrast agent may help identify tumors earlier.

JOB CUTS
Three major chemical producers in Europe restructure to trim costs.

RESEARCH FELLOWS
EU funds seven Marie Curie research fellowships at Tripos' R&D facility in Bude, England.

SALVAGING SOLUTIA
Monsanto's agreement with Solutia would fund environmental remediation, pension liability.

SCIENTIFIC OPENNESS
Distinguished panel urges openness for basic research as the Commerce Department considers more controls.

AMYLOID FIBRILS
Long-sought atomic detail of protein aggregates reveals key structural features.

WELCH AWARD
Harvard chemistry professor George Whitesides is the 2005 recipient.

 
 
 

  Business  
  BUSINESS CONCENTRATES

INDUSTRY PHILANTHROPY
Corporate citizenship efforts equal a win-win situation for communities and donors.

SCORECARD
Annual survey of women in industry management positions shows mixed results.

WOMEN AT WORK
Women's workplace presence has increased greatly in past 30 years, along with education level.

SAM COHEN
C&EN talks with low-profile chemical entrepreneur about his experiences and lessons learned.

 
 
 

  Government & Policy  
  GOVERNMENT CONCENTRATES

PUBCHEM QUARREL
ACS and NIH wrangle over scope of NIH's database, which ACS contends duplicates its CAS Registry.

 
 
 

  Science & Technology  
  SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATES

TRAVELING LAB
In Texas, a mobile lab offers instruction and certifies water and wastewater treatment personnel.

INSIDE INSTRUMENTATION
Technology And Business News For The Laboratory World.

 
 
 

  ACS NEWS  
 

COMMENT - ACS AND THE GREAT DREAM MACHINE

OFFICIAL REPORTS FROM THE SAN DIEGO MEETING

CPRF Grant Proposals To Be Accepted Online

2006 MEMBER DUES INCREASE

 
 
 

  EDITOR'S PAGE  
 

Stem Cell Research

 
 
 

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COVER STORY
DENDRIMERS

NEWS OF THE WEEK
IMAGING ANGIOGENESIS

NEWS OF THE WEEK
AMYLOID FIBRILS

BUSINESS
INDUSTRY PHILANTHROPY

BUSINESS
WOMEN AT WORK


GOVERNMENT & POLICY
PUBCHEM QUARREL

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
TRAVELING LAB