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News of the Week
Raising Science Profile at EPA
Business
Semiconductor Suppliers
International
Global Top 50
Global Top 50
Science/Technology
Visualizing Genetic Variation
Visualizing Genetic Variation
Magically Encoding
Magically Encoding
Molecular Ink
Molecular Ink
Table of Contents
July 24, 2000
Volume 78, Number 30
CENEAR 78 30 p. 3

NEWS OF THE WEEK
Raising Science Profile at EPA
House members consider science czar for agency.
Railroad Mergers Called Off
Appeals court decision upholding 15-month moratorium ends deal.
High-Tech Workforce Needs
Participation of women and minorities is critical, panel says.
Acrylics in South America?
Brazil says conditional yes to BASF/Petrobras plant proposal.
Straight-Chain Alkylbenzenes
Reaction is regioselective and relatively simple.
Ambidextrous RNA
Sequence folds two different ways; each shape has different catalytic activity.
Pesticides Get a Boost
NRC panel sees no reason to abandon synthetic products.
BUSINESS
Business Concentrates
Second-Quarter Stocks' Status
Chemical stock prices dropped; drug and biotech stocks continued to rise.
Semiconductor Suppliers
Healthy situation for semiconductor makers is good for gas and chemical producers.
INTERNATIONAL
COVER STORY
Global Top 50
BASF leads ranking of worldwide chemical producers for fourth year in a row.
GOVERNMENT & POLICY
Government Concentrates
Conserving Energy
Report identifies six chemical process chains as key to cutting chemical industry's energy use.
Fate of R&D Database
RAND wants to sell its Radius system, which tracks federal budget data, to NSF for $7 million.
SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY
Science/Technology Concentrates
Visualizing Genetic Variation
Carbon-nanotip atomic force microscopy is used to image markers on DNA in promising diagnostics method.
Magically Encoding
"Lucky charms" combinatorial technique is based on solid-phase material in breakfast-cereal shapes.
Molecular Ink
Localized reactions imprint structures of molecules on underlying substrates.
Making Nanotools
Symposium explores how NIH can commit to nanofabrication development.
220th ACS NATIONAL MEETING
Final Program
Schedule of technical papers to be presented in Washington, D.C.; description of exhibitors.
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