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August 29, 2005
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  Table of Contents
August 29, 2005
Volume 83, Number 35
p. 1
 
 
  Cover Story  
INORGANIC NANOTUBES
Researchers see intriguing physical properties and a range of potential applications.

COVER: Researchers are using single-crystal GaN nanotubes, with an outer diameter of about 150 nm, to regulate ion transport. Courtesy of Peidong Yang

   
  Latest News  
  REPLACING HYDROXYLS
Deoxygenation procedure allows alcohol reductions without using toxic organotin reagents.

MERCK LAWSUIT
Firm will appeal jury's award of damages in Vioxx case that has triggered more suits.

TRAIN DISDAIN
Nevada senators challenge DOE's plans to ship nuclear waste to Yucca Mountain by rail.

REPROGRAMMED CELLS
Creation of stem cell hybrid demonstrates the potential to return adult cells to an embryonic state.

PRICE FIX
The EC investigates several firms for fixing prices of methyl methacrylate in Europe.

BUYING EYETECH
OSI Pharmaceuticals will buy Eyetech for $935 million, but some analysts question the deal.

SENSOR ARRAY
An array of dyes can be used to fingerprint beverages, thus becoming a tool for authentication and quality control.

FINDING SALT
Chemistry helps archaeologists in China identify salt production at a site dating to 1000 B.C.

METHANE RECYCLING
Bacterium works with peat moss to oxidize methane to carbon dioxide for photosynthesis.

 
 
 

  Business  
  BUSINESS CONCENTRATES

BIOPHARMACEUTICALS
Powering a wave of new drug technologies is a resurgence of medicinal chemistry.

BIRD FLU DRUG
If an avian flu pandemic breaks out, Roche may not be able to meet the demand for its antiviral Tamiflu.

 
 
 

  Government & Policy  
  GOVERNMENT CONCENTRATES

SCIENTIFIC MISCONDUCT
Rules are now in place, but new issues have arisen that threaten the scientific community.

 
 
 

  Science & Technology  
  SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATES

KEITH HODGSON
C&EN talks with the chemist who helped turn X-ray absorption spectroscopy into one of the most useful tools for studying organometallic structures.

INSIGHTS
Chemistry faces the challenge of broadly adapting new technologies to help achieve global sustainable development.

 
 
 

  BOOKS  
  CARTOONISH CHEMISTRY  
 
 

  ACS NEWS  
  Comment - Introducing A Legal Assistance Network  
 
 

  AWARDS  
  ACS 2006 National Award Winners

Chemagination National Winners Announced

Esselen Award Nominations

 
 
 

  EDITOR'S PAGE  
  Evolution Under Fire  
 
 

  DEPARTMENTS  
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COVER STORY
INORGANIC NANOTUBES

NEWS OF THE WEEK
TRAIN DISDAIN

NEWS OF THE WEEK
METHANE RECYCLING

GOVERNMENT
SCIENTIFIC MISCONDUCT

BUSINESS
BIOPHARMACEUTICALS

BUSINESS
BIRD FLU DRUG

C&EN TALKS WITH
KEITH HODGSON