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News Of The Week
Nanotubes Spun into Fiber
ACS Election Results
Cover Story
Next-Generation Chips
Government & Policy
Post-election Wrap-up
Science & Technology
Iron-Sulfur Proteins
Table of Contents
November 20, 2000
Volume 78, Number 47
CENEAR 78 47p. 3

NEWS OF THE WEEK
Nanotubes Spun into Fiber
Meter-long threads can be tied in knots without breaking.
ACS Election Results
Eli M. Pearce is chosen president- elect; four board members are also selected.
Plastic Memory
Chip, printed and read via 1,024 atomic force microscope tips, stores many gigabits of data.
Ergonomics Rule Set
Industries oppose OSHA's effort to avert repetitive motion injuries.
Aventis Divesting
Firm is the latest to decide that drugs, agrochemicals don't mix.
Clinton on Climate Change
President urges Congress to set limits on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.
Scientists Honored
Two chemists are among winners of the 2000 National Medals of Science and of Technology.
BUSINESS
Business Concentrates
COVER STORY
Next-Generation Chips
Chemical industry scrambles to supply semiconductor producers as they change materials and processes.
Chemical Earnings
For many firms, rising raw material costs led to declining earnings in the third quarter.
Pharmaceutical Earnings
Producers saw continued third-quarter financial growth.
GOVERNMENT & POLICY
Government Concentrates
Post-election Wrap-up
With votes still being tallied, more than just the presidency hangs in the balance.
Government Insights
It's time for EPA to stop reassessing the risks of dioxins and start ramping up management of those risks.
SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY
Science/Technology Concentrates
Iron-Sulfur Proteins
Electron transfer isn't the only role of inorganic clusters in these biological molecules.
Silicon Surface Chemistry
Seesaw motion of silicon dimers provides key to energetic puzzle of hydrogen bonding.
ACS COMMENT
Academic Entrepreneurs
Chemistry and the related sciences are part of a significant development in academia--the increasing number of entrepreneurs within universities.
AWARDS
Nominations For ACS 2002 National Awards
President Honors Young Faculty
Twenty-six chemical scientists are cited among presidential honorees at Washington, D.C., ceremony
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