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October 20, 2003
Volume 81, Number 42
CENEAR 81 41 p. 1

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NEWS OF THE WEEK
ZERO EXPANSION
Electrically conducting YbGaGe maintains its size when heated.
GE TO BUY AMERSHAM
Amersham's imaging agents draw GE to $9.5 billion deal.
FIGHTING FAKE DRUGS
FDA meeting addresses how to counter growing threat.
TAILOR-MADE ORGANIC CRYSTALS
Strategy yields molecular crystals with perfectly predictable architecture.
PATENT CEASE-FIRE
Monsanto and Bayer settle some disputes on crop technologies.
PRION PROTEIN METAMORPHOSIS
RNA may catalyze normal proteins' change to infectious form.
TISSUE ENGINEERING
Polymer support helps embryonic stem cells grow into viable tissues.
PROTEIN ASSEMBLY ACTIVE IN AEROGEL
Cytochrome c composite material could serve as NO sensor.
IBM'S CHEMICAL USE ON TRIAL
Workers with cancer sue IBM and its chemical suppliers over exposures.

COVER STORY
9/11 URBAN AEROSOLS
Scientists work to understand the complex mixture of dust, powder, and smoke released from ruins of the World Trade Center.

BUSINESS
BUSINESS CONCENTRATES
EUROPEAN CONFAB
Society of Chemical Industry attendees focus on China, chemicals policy.
EMERGING THERAPEUTICS
Cancer drugs combining radioisotopes and monoclonal antibodies promise new source of profits.
PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH
Directors of medicinal chemistry and drug discovery discuss challenges at ACS-sponsored forum.

GOVERNMENT & POLICY
GOVERNMENT CONCENTRATES
NATURAL GAS
Prices will remain high next year, even though gas inventory is now at normal levels.
INSIGHTS
Bush Administration's latest plan for climate-change research offers little hope of addressing a growing problem.

SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY
SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATES
BACTERIAL BUILDERS
Microbial metabolism may be major player in geochemical processes.
CRITTER CHEMISTRY
Zinc ions give clam worms extra-tough jaws

ACS NEWS
NATIONAL HISTORIC CHEMICAL LANDMARK
Key facility in development of high-performance carbon fibers is designated.

AWARDS
NOMINATIONS FOR 2005 ACS NATIONAL AWARDS
2002-03 STUDENT AFFILIATE CHAPTER RECOGNITION
IN NYC, CHEMISTS GET HEROES' WELCOME
Researchers from four drug companies are honored for their contributions to children's health

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