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Table Of Contents: Volume 83, Number 45: November 7, 2005

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Employment Outlook

Despite a sluggish job market, analytical chemists, chemical technicians, and consultants find new opportunities.


News of the Week

Richard Smalley

Nobel Laureate, codiscoverer of C60 and nanotechnology pioneer, is dead at 62.

Fine Chemicals Expo

At CPhI in Madrid, executives say custom synthesis business is on an uptick.

Pregnancy Policy

Stanford's chemistry department adopts a pathbreaking policy to accommodate pregnant graduate students.

Fighting Flu

President Bush's strategy to combat flu looks to be well-received by industry and Congress.

Chiron Gives In

After resisting for eight weeks, Chiron accepts a sweetened deal to be acquired by Novartis for $5.1 billion.

BP Cited

Chemical safety board says BP could have fixed hazards leading to fatal explosion last March in Texas.


Silicon analog of adamantane is smallest repeat unit in bulk silicon crystal lattice.

Third-Quarter Earnings

Chemical earnings continue to rise, but Gulf Coast hurricanes slowed the pace.

NIH Web Leak

Accidental security breach allowed some NIH grant application materials to be searched online.

Business (Suscriber Content)

Fertilizer Business

Prices and profits are increasing, but some worry that products have already peaked.

Barry Siadat

C&EN talks with Arsenal Capital's managing director about private equity's role in specialty chemicals.

Government & Policy (Suscriber Content)

Chemical Weapons Disposal

Civil unrest may undermine construction of Russian facility.

Science & Technology (Suscriber Content)

New Products

New And Notable In The Chemical Industry.


Hands-On Science

Ohio elementary schools enjoy success with teacher training and volunteer program developed by chemist.

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