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June 21, 2004
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  Table of Contents
June 21, 2004
Volume 82, Number 25
p. 1
 
   
 
  Cover Story  
SOLAR ENERGY
With scientific breakthroughs on the horizon and production costs dropping, advocates say solar energy is on the cusp of a huge expansion.
 
COVER: Photodisc
 

  Latest News  
  ELECTRON MOVIES
Cornell procedure allows imaging of electron motions on an attosecond timescale.

PHOSPHATE SALE
Rhodia is set to sell its North American phosphates business for $550 million.

NAS PRESIDENT
UC Irvine's Ralph J. Cicerone may replace NAS President Bruce Alberts.

MARINE ALKALOID
First total synthesis of norzoanthamine, a promising drug candidate for treating osteoporosis, has been achieved in 41 steps.

LAWSUITS LIMITED
Supreme Court rules that foreigners can't sue in U.S. for transgressions abroad.

NASA REPORT
Blue-ribbon panel recommends sweeping reorganization of NASA.

LURING MEALYBUGS
Researchers have identified and synthesized two compounds that make up the sex pheromones of mealybugs.

 
 
 

  Business  
  BUSINESS CONCENTRATES

PLASTIC TROUBLES
High feedstock prices are hurting producers of commodity plastics.

PLASTIC'S GRIP
Producers of polyethylene terephthalate resin set their sights on new bottle markets.

CIBA'S SPECIALTY CHEMICALS
Plastics company gets ready to unveil new additives and coating effects.

LESSONS LEARNED
Failed BOC deal prepared Air Liquide for Messer acquisition.

 
 
 

  Government & Policy  
  GOVERNMENT CONCENTRATES

REGULATION
Dietary supplement producers come under scrutiny as critics demand that FDA regulate these products.

INSIGHTS
Ronald Reagan left an R&D legacy filled with controversy.

 
 
 

  Science & Technology  
  SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATES

CATCHING UP
Seven professors profiled by C&EN in 2000 reflect on their progress.

MITOCHONDRIAL DNA
Latest research challenges the notion that this DNA is inherited solely from the mother.

WHAT'S THAT STUFF?
No-calorie sugar substitutes have sweetening powers hundreds of times that of sucrose.

NEW PRODUCTS

 
 
 

  Books  
  "THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY AT THE MILLENNIUM"
Essays try to explain how the industry reached its current state of flux.

"Pharmacopolitics: Drug Regulation in the United States and Germany"

 
 
 

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