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October 2001

VOL. 31, NO. 10


Furan as a versatile synthonFuran as a versatile synthon
Readily available and highly reactive, furan and its derivatives are useful for a broad range of synthetic targets.
Dennis L. Wright

Noise in black and whiteNoise in black and white
Once again, the author shows that Max Planck had the key to correlating theory and experiment.
Weldon Vlasak

Getting the bugs out while getting the bugs inGetting the bugs out while getting the bugs in
Bacteria can clean up chlorinated solvent spills, but picking the right strain and the right conditions takes some doing.
Edward E. Ungar

Chemist at Large (editorial) Chemist at Large
Leading the Way Leading the Way
Less bleach—Brighter paper
Sandra Phinney
In Box In Box
Heart Cut Heart Cut
Patent Watch Patent Watch
Patent Watch Chemscripts
Dehydrogenation with Pd/ZSM-5 for o-phenylphenol synthesis
Cai Chun, Lu Chunxu
Patent Watch Legal Insights
Lower sulfur in fuels . . . and raise your profits
Brian W. Higgins
Management Insights Management Insights
Five routes to deep collaboration in the chemical industry
Phil Schoepke, Jim Welch
Viewpoint Viewpoint
A new definition for “chemical element”?
Peter Gluck
Book Alert Book Alert
The challenge from below
Nancy K. McGuire
Touring the Net Touring the Net
The elusive Web
Elizabeth Mitchell
The Last Word The Last Word
Do-it-yourself carbon sinks
David Birkett

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