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June 20, 2005
Vol. 83, Iss. 25

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  Table of Contents
June 20, 2005
Volume 83, Number 25
p. 3
 
 
  Cover Story  
SPECIAL ISSUE
TOP PHARMACEUTICALS
Chemical & Engineering News looks at 46 drugs that have had a major impact on human health and society. To begin, Chemical Heritage Foundation historians trace the development of the pharmaceutical industry since 1870.

COVER: Librium's discoverer, Leo Sternbach, in a Hoffmann-La Roche lab. Roche photo

   


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  CHEMICAL PLANTS
House and Senate hearings on security yield few details for potential legislation.

FAVORING RESEARCH
High court affirms right to use patented materials in basic research on new drugs.

PUBCHEM
Draft congressional report asks NIH to work with private sector on chemical database.

NANOSCALE COMPUTING
Fluorescent molecule operates as a logic gate within the space of a membrane.

BASF BUYS ORGAMOL
Purchase boosts German firm's stake in pharmaceutical contract manufacturing.

ENERGY BILL
Senate leadership and President Bush push to finalize energy legislation by August.

ACQUISITION
Pfizer will buy biotech anti-infectives maker Vicuron for $1.9 billion.

TARGETING MELANOMA
Small molecules induce cell death in skin cancer cells.

NANOBRUSHES
Microscale brushes feature carbon nanotube bristles.

 
 
 

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