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Table Of Contents: Volume 84, Number 38: September 18, 2006


FDA Turns 100

Agency has come a long way in its first century, but serious challenges remain.

COVER: Headquarters of FDA's predecessor, the Bureau of Chemistry, in 1899. Chief Chemist Harvey W. Wiley, with a top hat, stands on the right. FDA History Office

News of the Week

Spotlight On Service

Chemists at society's national meeting focus on making the world a better place.

New Trigger For Regulation

EPA proposal would relax rules for emission control from modified facilities.

Investors Buy Emission Credits

Purchase gets brokers involved in global warming gas cuts in a big way.

Triggering The Kiss Of Death

Small molecule spurs protein executioner into action.

GE Silicones Sold

Firm will sell its Advanced Materials unit to Apollo Management for $3.8 billion.

Acylfulvene Attack

Researchers learn how potent anticancer agent binds, then breaks, DNA.

Fruitful Phosphirenes

Polythiophenes with organophosphorus spacers could boost optoelectronic materials.

BMS Ousts Dolan

Bristol-Myers' Plavix debacle seals CEO's fate; firm is considered ripe for takeover.

Climate Change

Support Voiced For Geo-Engineering Research To Combat Global Warming.

Microbes Live Near Undersea CO2 Lake

Discovery of unusual microbial ecosystem has astrobiological implications.

Damage Control

Combination of carbon nanofibers and stem cells can regenerate lost neurons in rats.

Business (Subscriber Content)

Starting Over

Distinguished by private equity roots, Rockwood takes a fresh approach to managing businesses.

Surviving The Cutthroat World Of Vitamins

International vitamin producers face up to fierce Chinese competition.

Government & Policy (Subscriber Content)

Completing The Space Station

Science lab modules queue up as Atlantis delivers key elements to the International Space Station.

Rough Ride For Stem Cell Research

Embryonic stem cell scientists are on roller coaster of funding, research highs and lows.

Science & Technology (Subscriber Content)

Protein Control And Modification

At 20th Protein Society symposium, researchers show how to poke, perturb, and redesign proteins.

Digital Briefs

New software and websites for the chemical enterprise.


Employment & Salary Survey

Uptick in the job market for chemists in 2006 and a routine salary boost for those with jobs.

ACS News

ACS Journals Tap Chinese Scientists

Editors aim to strengthen their interactions with a country that is a top generator of submissions.



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