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Table Of Contents: Volume 83, Number 43: October 24, 2005

Cover Story


Researchers work to ensure affordable treatment and to develop an effective vaccine.


News of the Week

Nanocar Rollout

Tiny oligo(phenylene ethynylene) "chassis and axle" are covalently mounted to fullerene wheel.

Golden Oxidation

Tunable gold catalyst selectively oxidizes hydrocarbons under mild conditions.

Eyeing Antibacterials

FDA assesses the benefits and risks of consumer antibacterial products.

DNA Junction

A structure of the junction between B- and Z-form DNA opens a path to further understanding nature's twist.

Serono Settles

Firm will pay more than $700 million on charges concerning an AIDS drug.

Hurricane Impact

Basic chemicals output is down, and prices are up.

Natural Gas Prices

Government data predict prices will soar this winter, thanks to hurricanes.

Chasing Tamiflu

Roche will license production of avian flu antiviral drug, but Cipla isn't waiting.

Antifreeze Fleas

Snow fleas use two proteins to lower the freezing point of their body fluids.

Business (Suscriber Content)

Fine Chemicals

European producers continue to roll with the punches.


New South African firm develops chiral biocatalysts.


Producers face chronic oversupply problems.

Government & Policy (Suscriber Content)

Rail Competition

Rail shippers push Congress to increase competition in the freight rail marketplace.

Science & Technology (Suscriber Content)


Conference examines latest research in science of friction, wear, and tear.


Article Creationist challenge of radiometric dating technique draws criticism.

Crystal Engineering

Researchers create crystalline nanoporous material with cubic voids.

Digital Briefs

New Software and Websites for the Chemical Enterprise.


Universal Design

Educational philosophy encourages teachers to make their methods more inclusive.


Workshop explores ideas for improving the undergraduate research experience.


ACS News

ACS Member Satisfaction Survey

Confirms members are reasonably happy with the society, probes what initiatives should be undertaken

Battery Powered

Columbia dry-cell battery gains National Historic Chemical Landmark status


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