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Table Of Contents: Volume 84, Number 36: September 4, 2006


Glycosylation Engineering

Controlling personalities tame wild sugars on proteins and natural products.


News of the Week

A Mild Route To P2

Reactive intermediate, extruded from niobium complex, opens synthetic vistas.

Mylan Is Buying Big Stake In Matrix

Indian pharmaceutical chemical firm will contribute a broad manufacturing network to generics drug firm.

Emissions Trading Deal Set For China

World Bank-brokered deal provides $1.02 billion for emissions reductions.

Getting Bacteria To Do The Work

Microscale motor relies on yoked microbes to spin a rotor.

Bayer CropScience Cuts Jobs, Gets Sued

Bayer unit will shed 1,500 jobs to boost profits.

DuPont Changes Retirement Options

Firm will move to a savings-and-investment plan from traditional pension.

Cooling Compounds Conquer Chronic Pain

Interaction with nerves reveals mechanism to block long-term pain.

Fluorous Phase In A Cage

Self-assembling nanoshell sequesters perfluoroalkanes with exquisite control.

ACS Offers Open-Access Option To Authors

ACS journals will offer authors the option of paying to have their papers immediately open to the public.

Business (Subscriber Content)

Earth-friendly Cool Cars In 2011

Fluorine-based-refrigerant makers jockey to save auto-air-conditioning market from CO2 threat.

Insights: Just Musing

Oil, gas, interest rates, chemicals are intertwined, so what is the worst that could happen?

Government & Policy (Subscriber Content)

Fluoride Risks Are Still A Challenge

Conference debates water fluoridation, sulfuryl fluoride, and problems with EPA limits.

Science & Technology (Subscriber Content)

Road To Recovery

A year after the hurricanes, scientists and industry workers reflect on the impact on their work and lives.

Squint Busters

Tool builders are pushing optical microscope vision to single-molecule sharpness.

Meeting Briefs

Roundup from the American Society of Plant Biologists and the Canadian Society of Plant Physiologists joint annual conference on Aug. 5-9 in Boston.


Beauty In The Eyes Of The Beholder

"ELEGANT SOLUTIONS: Ten Beautiful Experiments in Chemistry"

Getting A Handle On Chemical Kinetics

"DETERMINATION OF COMPLEX REACTION MECHANISMS: Analysis of Chemical, Biological, and Genetic Networks"

ACS News



Academic Opportunities

Four-part supplement explores ways in which students can individualize their chemistry and chemical engineering programs.

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