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Virus Armored in Chain Mail
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Heparin Sequence
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September 25, 2000
Volume 78, Number 39
CENEAR 78 39 p. 3

NEWS OF THE WEEK
Virus Armored in Chain Mail
Crystallography nails down unusual catenane-linked structure.
Chemical Treaty Inspections
Not as costly as industry had feared.
Government Science Advice
New Administration needs to attract top people, confirm them swiftly.
Direct Route to Titanium
Novel electrochemical process is cheap, environmentally benign.
Tempest in a Taco Shell?
Strain of Bt corn considered not fit for humans is found in food sample.
Eastman Chemical
Reshuffling business units in drive to be less capital intensive.
Chemical E-Business
Industry lags behind others in utilizing the Web, study finds.
BUSINESS
Business Concentrates
Nutraceuticals
A niche market draws interest.
Investing in Chemicals
Mutual fund gambles on long-term growth of chemical industry.
Back to Degussa
Degussa-Hüls and SKW chart new course.
Celanese and Acetic Acid
Singapore plant has a few glitches.
Funds Equal Control in China
China opens up its oil refining, gas- oline retail sectors to foreign firms.
GOVERNMENT & POLICY
Government Concentrates
Chemical Risk
Quality of risk information in EPA database is under scrutiny.
Science and the Law
Rules of scientific evidence raise complex issues.
SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY
Science/Technology Concentrates
COVER STORY
Computational Chemistry
Helping scientists make sense of genomics protein avalanche.
Heparin Sequence
Polysaccharide sequencing yields accurate data on heparin fragment.
Sweet Achievement
Efficient, high-yield synthesis of sucrose has been developed.
Science Insights
Despite a good drug-testing system, athletes can still escape sanctions.
EDUCATION
Mentoring Awards
Clinton Administration honors educators.
PERSPECTIVE
Women in Academia
Number of women chemists in tenure-track positions is still very low.
ACS ELECTIONS
Candidates' Statements
Candidates for president-elect and board of directors offer their views.
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