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Table Of Contents: Volume 84, Number 19: May 8, 2006

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Personal Care

Synthetic polymers improve the style, feel, and functionality of the latest cosmetics.


News of the Week

Polyolefin Shuffle

Repeated chain transfer between two catalysts yields tailored block copolymers.

Bioethanol Boost

Interest in cellulose-based ethanol is rising with the price of gasoline.

New Tool For Drug Delivery Kinetics

Uptake and release of drug-carrier's cargo in cells is quantified in real time.

BASF, Engelhard Dispute Goes On

Even as it raises its bid for Engelhard, BASF agrees to buy Johnson Polymer.

Science Education

NSF's role in K–12 education is explored at House Science Committee hearing.

Daniel Koshland Wins Welch Award

UC Berkeley professor is honored for his work in biochemistry and medicine.

Iraqi Online Tool Is Launched

Virtual Science Library gives Iraq's scientists and students access to articles.

Worming Your Way To Drug Targets

Worms are used to rapidly identify protein targets of bioactive agents.

Clariant To Exit Pharma Chemicals

Sale to private equity firm is latest chemical company departure from field.

Business (Subscriber Content)

At BIO 2006

Biotech drug companies report recent milestones on the road to breakthrough therapies.

Government & Policy (Subscriber Content)

Administration Policies Are Panned

Budgets, scientific integrity, and energy policy are criticized by science policy experts at AAAS forum.

Science & Technology (Subscriber Content)

Two-Body Solution

How dual-chemist couples found happiness, job satisfaction, and work/life balance.

Building On Success

Meeting of black chemists and chemical engineers highlights science, professional growth.

A Sweet Start For Inhalable Insulin

New approach to delivering insulin scores a first for both diabetes and pulmonary drug delivery.

Inside Instrumentation

Technology and Business News for the Laboratory World.

New Products

New and notable in the chemical industry.


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