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April 12, 2004
Vol. 82, Iss. 15

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  Table of Contents
April 12, 2004
Volume 82, Number 15
p. 1
 
   
 
  Cover Story  
NANOTECH IP
Broad potential of this "next big thing" has early developers looking to protect their intellectual property.
  COVER: Degussa AG photo  

  Latest News  
  CARB CONTROL
New route to antibiotic control of infection uses a conjugate of carbohydrates and protein.

DOW CORNING COMEBACK
Nine years of bankruptcy court supervision to end in June.

SCIENTIFIC PUBLISHING
Treasury office concedes that regulations on sanctioned countries do not involve U.S. publishing.

CHIRALITY LIGHT
Reversible, photoresponsive system exchanges chiral information between hierarchies.

CONCERNED SCIENTISTS
President Bush's science adviser responds to allegations that the White House plays politics with science.

LOBBY LAMENT
Bush Administration effort to change European chemicals plan has ruffled feathers.

AIDS DRUGS
Agreement will allow developing countries to buy low-cost generic therapies.

CRIMINAL PROBE
Chicago police and DEA investigate phony orders for safrole.

SHELL SHOCK
Immune cells in oyster blood deliver calcium carbonate for shell building.

 
 
 

  Business  
  BUSINESS CONCENTRATES

FIRST-QUARTER STOCKS
Biotech index had a modest gain, while chemical and drug indexes finished near or below where they started.

NATIONAL PETROCHEMICAL & REFINERS ASSOCIATION
Cautious optimism marks annual meeting.

CLARIANT PHARMACEUTICALS
Attributes successful performance to its diverse mix of plants and cultures.

NEW BIG BUSINESS
Nanotechnology is increasingly important in almost all areas of science and technology.

JOBS FORECAST
Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts total employment in the chemical industry will continue to fall.

 
 
 

  Government & Policy  
  GOVERNMENT CONCENTRATES

PRESCRIPTION PERIL
Numerous compounding pharmacies do not operate within the law.

DESTROYING THE CHEMICAL ARSENAL
Army's plan for off-site treatment of neutralized waste from nerve agent destruction triggers public opposition.

 
 
 

  Science & Technology  
  SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATES

NANO REVOLUTION
The ultrasmall makes a big splash at ACS national meeting.

ART AND HAZARDS
Health and safety instruction now form part of an artist's education

ALDOL REACTION
Researchers develop first step in two-step route for making simple carbohydrates.

 
 
 

  Career and Employment  
  NANOTECHNOLOGY
Four Scientists offer advice on how to be a megastar employee in a nanoworld.
 
 
 

  C&EN ONLINE EXCLUSIVE  
  DOWN THE YANGTZE
C&EN's Asia-Pacific correspondent reports on today's China as he continues down the Yangtze River.
 
 
 

  ACS News  
  SCENES FROM THE ACS MEETING IN ANAHEIM

CHEMICAL LANDMARK CELEBRATES PH METER

MOST REQUESTED ARTICLE, JOURNAL FROM 2003

CALL FOR PAPER ON ANTIOXIDANT METHODS

ACS HONORS ITS 50-YEAR MEMBERS (pdf format)

 
 
 

  Editor's Page  
  BIOTECH AND NANOTECH  
 
 

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