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October 9, 2000
Volume 78, Number 41
CENEAR 78 41 p. 3

NEWS OF THE WEEK
Chemical Earnings
Several firms warn that profits will be lower than expected.
Trade Sanctions Averted
European Union gives U.S. more time to amend export tax break.
Genetically Modified Corn
Companies vow to prevent further contamination of food supply with unapproved variety.
Amines Plus Olefins
Catalytic system gives good yields of intermolecular addition products.
Formosa Diversifies in China
Taiwan's largest industrial firm signs letter of intent to build petrochemical complex.
New Route to Etoposide
Two-step process produces multikilogram quantities of the anticancer drug.
Hate Attacks Denounced
German Chemical Society calls for tolerance, openness, harmony.
BUSINESS
Business Concentrates
COVER STORY
Paints & Coatings
Mature industry had strong 1999, is developing environmentally friendly technologies.
Stable Markets Please Ti02 Makers
Calarco Wins SCI Medal
Crompton CEO reflects on his career in the chemical industry.
Biopharmaceuticals
A third-party manufacturer drops out, while another picks up the pace.
E-Business
GOVERNMENT & POLICY
Government Concentrates
Rules on the Fast Track
Administration pushes to finalize environmental and health regulations.
Solar Energy
More photovoltaics are made in the U.S., but most are shipped overseas.
Chemical Hindsights
New York Times examines its coverage of Wen Ho Lee.
SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY
Science/Technology Concentrates
Multivalency
Multiple interactions between ligands and receptors greatly improve binding affinity.
Ethics of Gene Therapy
Report calls for independent oversight committee to monitor research on modifying inheritable genes.
Type 2 Diabetes
Gene has been found that affects susceptibility in some populations.
BOOKS
"Pandora's Poison"
Focus on chlorinated organic compounds looks at preventing the pollution they cause.
ACS NEWS
Taking the Public's Pulse
ACS survey reveals that most people are positive about chemistry, but not about the chemical industry.
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