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July 25, 2005
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  Table of Contents
July 25, 2005
Volume 83, Number 30
p. 3
 
 
  Cover Story  
MOLECULAR IMAGING
Firms integrate new imaging agents and technologies into their drug development efforts.

COVER: Orange areas of a PET/CT image indicate the uptake of 18F-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose in a primary cancer lesion and a lymph node. Courtesy of Sam Gambhir, Molecular Imaging Program, Stanford University

   
  Latest News  
  METATHESIS ON METAL
Separate research teams succeed in carrying out olefin metathesis reactions on metal surfaces.

MEXICAN INVESTMENTS
One major project is on hold; other firms in Mexico are building capacity.

STATES BLOCKED
Appeals court upholds EPA discretion not to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.

BOMBING SUSPECT
Authorities in Egypt arrest biochemist in connection with July 7 London bombings.

EMORY'S BONANZA
Gilead Sciences and Royalty Pharma will buy school's stake in an HIV drug for $525 million.

BONE GLUE
Shock-absorbing biopolymeric glue makes healthy human bones resilient.

SCANNING MARS
New spacecraft will survey Mars for water and possible landing spots for a manned mission.

NIH INVESTIGATION
Health agency reports to Congress on 81 conflict-of-interest cases and is looking into 22 more.

TEFLON TORTS
Class-action lawsuits against DuPont claim health hazards from Teflon-coated cookware.

 
 
 

  Business  
  BUSINESS CONCENTRATES

CHEMTURA
Robert Wood has high aspirations for his new firm, one of the largest specialty chemical companies in the U.S.

CHEMICAL BROKERS
Manufacturers' reps face many changes in the business of supplying chemicals to the pharmaceutical industry.

 
 
 

  Government & Policy  
  GOVERNMENT CONCENTRATES

LABOR UNIONS
Plant shutdowns, layoffs, outsourcing, and antiunion climate challenge chemical worker unions.

STEM CELLS
Push to fund alternative sources raises policy concerns.

 
 
 

  Science & Technology  
  SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATES

PROTONATED METHANE
Broad-frequency IR spectrum reveals new details of methonium ion.

ON-WATER EFFECT
Plain old water seems to pump up organic reactions.

DIGITAL BRIEFS
New Software And Websites For The Chemical Industry.

 
 
 

  Education  
 

LEARNING CURVE
Educators hash out more effective ways to teach science.

 
 
 

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COVER STORY
MOLECULAR IMAGING

NEWS OF THE WEEK
METATHESIS ON METAL

NEWS OF THE WEEK
BONE GLUE

GOVERNMENT & POLICY
STEM CELLS

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
PROTONATED METHANE

NEWSCRIPTS
NANODOG