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December 24, 2001

JOHN MARBURGER

White House chief science adviser discusses his new role, including counterterrorism and homeland security.

December 17, 2001

WORLD CHEMICAL OUTLOOK

For the chemical industry, 2001 was awful; signs are slightly more optimistic for 2002.

December 10, 2001

CHEMISTRY HIGHLIGHTS

C&EN recounts some of the most significant scientific achievements of 2001 in its annual review.

December 3, 2001

PERSONAL CARE

Despite some concerns, industry stands behind safety and benefits of sunscreens.

November 26, 2001

NANOTECHNOLOGY

Promise of tangible products with broad applications attracts investors.

GENE THERAPY

Researchers are ditching viruses and using plasmids—small rings of DNA found in bacteria—to get genes into target cells.

PROTEOMICS CHALLENGE

Field will require new techniques before it can tackle human proteome project.

STRUCTURAL GENOMICS

Proteomics allows researchers to determine biological functions of proteins.

November 19, 2001

SPECIALTY CHEMICALS

Electronics sector is experiencing an unprecedented slowdown, yet companies are not cutting R&D budgets, especially for dielectric materials and organic light-emitting diodes.

CUSTOMER SERVICE

Chemical employers seek chemists for jobs in applications development and technical service.

November 12, 2001

EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK 2002

Uncertain economic future means a challenging year ahead for most chemical scientists seeking jobs.

PUBLICATION RIGHTS

Researchers seek balance between the obligations and interests surrounding dissemination of research.

November 5, 2001

PAINTS & COATINGS

UV-curable powder coatings offer a renaissance for the paint industry.

October 29, 2001

CHEMICAL R&D

C&EN's annual compilation shows sixth year of unparalleled growth, up 8.4% over 1999.

October 22, 2001

APPLIED CATALYSIS

Techniques to identify and tailor catalysts enable industrial chemists to broaden applications, improve efficiency.

October 15, 2001

STRUCTURAL GENOMICS

Field is abustle with a wealth of emerging technologies.

CHEMICAL EMPLOYERS

Scientists describe the attributes that make their firms some of the "best" companies to work for.

CHEMISTRY NOBEL

Development of asymmetric catalytic techniques earns top prize for three chemists.

MEDICINE NOBEL

Three researchers are honored for finding key regulators of the cell cycle.

PHYSICS NOBEL

Three physicists take prize for creation of Bose-Einstein condensates.

October 8, 2001

COMPUTATIONAL CHEMISTRY

Field is abustle with a wealth of emerging technologies.

October 1, 2001

CHIRAL DRUGS

Growth and development of these pharmaceuticals continue unabated.

FROM RUST BELT TO UPPER CRUST

Michigan aims for a high-tech economy with life sciences a key to sustained growth.

September 24, 2001

PLASTICS

Competition has grown at a feverish pitch as producers introduce new materials and as globalization finds companies entering new markets.

September 17, 2001

AGBIOTECH

Through consolidation, a handful of companies are the major players in the agricultural biotech business.

September 10, 2001

A SENSE OF TASTE

Newly identified taste receptors and molecules help scientists understand this elusive sense.

September 3, 2001

NUCLEAR DAWN

Strong support by the Bush Administration and fear of electricity blackouts have renewed interest in nuclear power plants.

STARTING SALARIES

ACS survey finds higher full-time employment and salaries for 1999-2000 chemistry and chemical engineering graduates.

August 27, 2001

COMBICHEM

As combinatorial chemistry techniques for drug discovery become more sophisticated, materials researchers are increasingly embracing the methodology.

August 20, 2001

SALARY SURVEY

Percentage of chemists working full time is at highest level since1990, and salary increases exceed rate of inflation. But as the economy declines, what lies ahead?

August 13, 2001

Pharmacogenomics

Only in its infancy, the field of pharmacogenomics has the potential to radically change the way health care is provided.

August 6, 2001

Peptide Antibiotics

Researchers develop supramolecular antibiotics based on peptide nanotubes.

July 30, 2001

Chemistry Serves Art

National Gallery of Art chemists find challenges in preserving, restoring art.

July 23, 2001

Global Top 50

BASF leads ranking of worldwide chemical producers for fifth consecutive year, but mergers also made their mark in 2000.

July 16, 2001

Green Chemistry

CHEMRAWN XIV focuses on the development of environmentally benign processes and products.

July 9, 2001

More Chemists Employed

ACS survey finds unemployment down, more jobs available, and solid salary increases.

July 2, 2001

Women In Industry: Taking Charge

Fran Keeth, new president and CEO of Shell Chemical LP, is first woman head of a major chemical firm; but getting to the top is still tough.

Woman In Industry

Despite a dearth of women atop the corporate ladder, those in middle management are enjoying their careers.

May 28, 2001

Global Workforce

Working in foreign countries provides chemical industry professionals with opportunities for growth, development.

April 30, 2001

"Oxygen"

The nature of scientific discovery and priority are the subjects of a new play by chemists Carl Djerassi and Roald Hoffmann.

April 23, 2001

Preserving Wood

Research on destructive organisms leads to novel approaches to protect against decay.

April 16, 2001

Personal Care Jobs

Diverse employment opportunities exist in this industry for chemists and chemical engineers.

April 9, 2001

Service To And From Chemistry

2001 Priestley Medalist Fred Basolo recounts his early life and professional career.

Waterworks

Technologies to purify saltwater, brackish water, and wastewater are being adopted to help meet municipal water needs.

April 2, 2001

2001 Priestley Medalist

Fred Basolo is honored for his contributions to inorganic chemistry and chemical education.

Apply Within

Biotech trend toward small-molecule therapeutics requires more organic chemists.

March 26, 2001

Celebrating 125 Years Of The American Chemical Society

New Voices In Chemistry

The American Chemical Society Today

February 19, 2001

Composing The Next Chapter

ACS Publication Division plots its course in a changing market that now includes e-publishing.

February 12, 2001

Diamonds Of Conflict

World community seeks technology to identify diamonds used to finance civil wars.

January 1, 2001

Welcome to the 21st Century

ACS President Attila E. Pavlath looks to improve individual member benefits.

Bioinformatics

The field is not really new, but it's hot right now.

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