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June 28, 2004
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  Table of Contents
June 28, 2004
Volume 82, Number 26
p. 1
 
   
 
  Cover Story  
ELECTRONIC CHEMICALS
Sparked by higher demand, such as flat-screen TVs, the semiconductor materials business is booming once again as environmental concerns increase.
 
COVER: Air Products & Chemicals photo
 

  Latest News  
  CHONDROITIN SULFATES
Synthesis of pure compounds allows study of their nervous system bioactivity.

CHEMSPEC EXHIBITION
Fine and custom chemicals firms announced expansions, investments, and acquisitions.

STEM CELL POLICY
Bipartisan bill introduced in the House would fund larger range of research.

COCAINE TREATMENT
Potential vaccine for cocaine addiction uses virus to deliver antibodies.

ANTICANCER DRUG
Merck and Vertex Pharmaceuticals will collaborate to develop a small-molecule drug.

NONPROLIFERATION EFFORTS URGED
Current controls of nuclear materials are inadequate, study finds.

CHEMISTRY OLYMPIAD
Four U.S. high school students win the opportunity to compete in Germany next month.

NANOARCHITECTURE
Water confined within carbon nanotubes forms a chain within a water sheath.

CHEMICAL REGULATION
Two senators ask the Bush Administration to explain its stance on the EU's proposed law for regulating chemicals.

 
 
 

  Business  
  BUSINESS CONCENTRATES

BAYER UNITS SEPARATE
Lanxess and MaterialScience get ready to show off their new identities.

 
 
 

  Government & Policy  
  GOVERNMENT CONCENTRATES

REACH'S TRADE ISSUES
American Chemistry Council is concerned that EU's chemical regulation plan may violate international trade rules.

PATENTS FOR PARTNERS
Pending legislation would provide protections for collaborative researchers.

 
 
 

  Science & Technology  
  SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATES

DRUG DISCOVERY TOOLBOX
What's useful, what's needed are among issues aired by both industry and academia at Horizon Symposium.

SPACE EXPLORATION
NASA Cassini spacecraft is set to begin four-year probe of Saturn.

DIVERSITY AT HUNTER
College serves as a model for supporting women and minorities in the sciences--both faculty and students.

INSIGHTS
Consequences of climate change may be devastating by century's end.

DIGITAL BRIEFS

 
 
 

  Books  
  "NEWTON'S DARKNESS: Two Dramatic Views"
 
 
 

  ACS News  
  228th ACS NATIONAL MEETING PRELIMINARY PROGRAM
Listing of technical symposia and more for Philadelphia, Aug. 22–26; registration and housing information.

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YCC IS 30: TIME TO GET INVOLVED

 
 
 

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  Off To Philadelphia  
 
 

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