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September 11, 2000
Volume 78, Number 37
CENEAR 78 37 p. 3

NEWS OF THE WEEK
Smallest Fullerene Sighted
C20 cage and its bowl-shaped isomer are generated in the gas phase.
Environmental Protection
Justice Department says Clean Air Act does not necessarily trump Americans with Disabilities Act .
New Protein Microarrays
Devices could ease screening of cellular proteins en masse.
Celanese Turns to Growth
Company is adding polyvinyl alcohol business to its portfolio.
Gulf War Ills Still a Mystery
Panel can't link vets' ailments and exposure to four agents.
Analyzing DNA
Highly sensitive scanning technique relies on gold nanoparticle probes.
BUSINESS
Business Concentrates
COVER STORY
Air Products
Putting failed BOC acquisition behind it, company returns to basics.
e-Business
ASIA-PACIFIC
Red Sun Rising
Chinese agrochemical firm has set its sights high.
GOVERNMENT & POLICY
Government Concentrates
Dueling Patent Systems
In era of globalization, harmonizing patent systems is a high priority.
DOE Science Funding
Appropriations for 2001 will keep funding flat for chemistry-related programs.
Chemical Hindsights
Chemists should ask questions about dubious weapons systems and the scientific arguments to promote them.
SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY
Science/Technology Concentrates
Controlling Pests
Tailor-made controlled-release formulations can time pesticide releases ranging from hours to decades.
Explosives Detection
Analytical chemists seek better methods to trace explosives before and after their use.
BOOKS
"Medicine Quest"
Underscores role of natural products from around the world in drug discovery.
ACS NEWS
Chemical Landmark
Royal Society of Chemistry and ACS commemorate Joseph Priestley's discovery of oxygen in England.
ACS NATIONAL AWARDS
2001 Winners
Recipients are announced.
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