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Table of Contents
October 2, 2000
Volume 78, Number 40
CENEAR 78 40 p. 3

NEWS OF THE WEEK
Lab Testing Fraud
Texas grand jury indicts 13 for lying about equipment calibration.
Old Battery Gets New Twistt
Nanoparticle-based electrodes for lithium-ion battery perform unexpectedly.
Phillips Fined $2.5 Million
OSHA attributes fatal March 2000 explosion to runaway reaction.
Biotech Corn Seed
Aventis pulls its StarLink seed from the market amid calls for stricter regulation.
Atom-by-Atom Reaction
STM tip is used to form biphenyl from iodobenzene molecules.
Laporte Splits in Two
Company keeps specialty organics, sells rest to KKR for $1 billion plus.
NEWS FOCUS
COVER STORY
Accepting Agbiotech
Public opinion holds the key for future success of industry.
BUSINESS
Business Concentrates
Nylon Intermediates
New production technologies have been developed, but setbacks have delayed commercialization.
Lyondell in Europe
Company breaks ground for one plant, plans for another next year in the Netherlands.
Business Insights
What is it about fine chemicals that makes it a good business for European but not U.S. firms?
GOVERNMENT & POLICY
Government Concentrates
Nuclear Power
Five years ago, the U.S. nuclear industry was dying; in 1999, reactors had their best year ever.
SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY
Science/Technology Concentrates
Extremely Cold Chemistry
Exotic and unusual behavior of atoms and molecules is being explored by ultralow-temperature spectroscopy.
Targeting RNA
Search grows for small molecules that interact with RNA.
ACS NEWS
Scientific Freedom
Aleksandr Nikitin is the latest success story of ACS subcommittee working for human rights.
MEETINGS
Pacifichem
Final program for 2000 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies features over 8,000 technical papers in 10 topic areas.
EMPLOYMENT
Benefiting Employees
Many chemical and pharmaceutical firms are among the best places to work.
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