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August 15, 2005
Vol. 83, Iss. 33

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  Table of Contents
August 15, 2005
Volume 83, Number 33
p. 1
 
 
  Cover Story  
BUSINESS CONSULTING
Scaled-down and more industry-savvy, consulting firms hope to reconnect with the chemical sector.

COVER: Photodisc

   
  Latest News  
  SUGARY DIVERSITY
Neoglycorandomization rapidly creates compounds decorated with various carbohydrates.

RADIATION STANDARD
EPA proposes exposure limits for the planned Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository.

HIGH SCHOOL LABS
National Research Council gives failing grade to science lab instruction.

DRUG DISCOVERY
Annual conference addresses inefficiencies and barriers to bringing drugs to market.

RHODIA'S FINE CHEMICALS WOES
French company writes off $125 million in the value of its Rhodia Pharma Solutions unit.

SWEET SUCCESS
Receptor model explains why diverse compounds, large and small, taste sweet.

MANHATTAN SECURITY
Field tests trace how harmful gases might disperse through urban environment.

 
 
 

  Business  
  BUSINESS CONCENTRATES  
 
 

  Government & Policy  
  GOVERNMENT CONCENTRATES

BIODEFENSE LAB
Critics worry that homeland security research may breach provisions of bioweapons treaty.

ENERGY POLICY
Despite new legislation, concerns remain about natural gas supply.

INSIGHTS
Learning the reasons for increased cancers, birth defects, and other diseases may depend on Congress' funding of the next CDC children's study.

 
 
 

  Science & Technology  
  SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATES

FLUOROUS CHEMISTRY
Field is expanding rapidly because of its many potential applications.

WIZ KIDS
Summer camp spices up science with a little sorcery.

NEW PRODUCTS

 
 
 

  PEOPLE  
 

TRAGEDY STRIKES AT UC BERKELEY

Other Obituaries

 
 
 

  EDITOR'S PAGE  
 

The Fight Against Global Corruption

 
 
 

  DEPARTMENTS  
  LETTERS

AWARDS

NEWSCRIPTS

 
 
 


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COVER STORY
BUSINESS CONSULTING

NEWS OF THE WEEK
HIGH SCHOOL LABS

NEWS OF THE WEEK
SWEET SUCCESS

GOVERNMENT & POLICY
BIODEFENSE LAB

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
WIZ KIDS