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Table Of Contents: Volume 84, Number 31: July 31, 2006


Systems Biology's Clinical Future

Although it now remains a research tool, systems biology is moving toward clinical applications, including personalized medicine.


News of the Week

Hexacyclinol Debate Heats Up

Second of two total syntheses casts doubt on earlier structure, synthesis.

Eastman Is Selling Batesville Plant

Buyer is a start-up looking to grow in the U.S. biofuels sector.

Microbe Loves Acid

Hard-to-culture bug may play role in iron and sulfur cycling at hydrothermal vents.

Chemical Earnings Continue To Rise

Companies in many cases still struggle to overcome effects of higher costs.

Dubious Breast Implant Study

Doubts now surround study claiming to have found high levels of platinum in women with silicone breast.

Protease Structure Reveals Surprises

Hepatitis C protease has dimer structure with composite active sites.

New Sunscreen

L'Oreal has won FDA approval for the first new organic sunscreen in the U.S. in 18 years.

Alchemy Takes On New Luster

Scholars strive to meld alchemy into the traditional scientific narrative.

Select Agents

University labs are found noncompliant with security rules for bioterror agents.

Business (Subscriber Content)

Getting Smaller

Supplying chemicals to the semiconductor industry presents challenges above mere technical ones.

Industrial Biotech

BIO conference charts the long route to economic viability in fuels and chemicals.

Scotland Invests

Country's economic development agency has multipronged approach for research-based industries.

Government & Policy (Subscriber Content)

Safer Antifreeze Bill Is Moving Fast

Congress is on the verge of mandating a bitter additive, but chemical may not deter pets.

Science & Technology (Subscriber Content)

Quadruplex In Its Element

Structures of human telomeric quadruplex in cell-like solution have implications for anticancer therapeutics.

Preston MacDougall

Chemistry professor weaves together science and society on his weekly radio gig

ACS News

'Everyday Chemistry' At Epcot

ACS helps design a program for teaching chemistry at Walt Disney World theme park.

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