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Volume 85, Number 10: March 5, 2007

Cover Story

Chemistry In Israel

Life for chemists in Israel is much the same as for those in the West, but in addition they must contend with a volatile political climate.

Reporter's Notebook

Cover: Photo by Mitch Jacoby/C&EN

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News of the Week

Polar Research Push Begins

International Polar Year will involve scientists from 63 countries.

Lyondell To Sell Titanium Dioxide Arm

Buyer is Saudi Arabian competitor Cristal.

Aerosol Origins

Other source of secondary organic aerosols is proposed.

Viral Armor

Details of virus's protective crystal casing could guide microscale engineering.

Drug Companies Restructure To Cut Costs

Abbott and AstraZeneca are the latest to announce layoffs.

Texas Utility Goes Green

TXU deal may lead to cleaner electricity generation plan.

Palau'amine Reconsidered

Structural revisions rankle chemists.

Fred Basolo Dies At 87

For six decades, former ACS president was an inorganic chemistry professor at Northwestern University.

Individual Surface Atoms Identified

Technique fingerprints atoms at room temperature.


Business Concentrates

Upswing Ahead

An emerging biotech bonanza riveted contract manufacturers at Informex.

A Slimmer Akzo

Dutch company will focus on coatings and chemicals following pharmaceutical spin-off.

Raj Gupta to Receive SCI Medal

Despite difficulties, Rohm and Haas CEO says opportunities abound for chemical makers.

Is Nothing Sacred?

If GE can leave plastics behind, anybody can.

Government & Policy

Government & Policy Concentrates

Boosting Generics

Congress targets high drug prices.

Science & Technology

Science & Technology Concentrates

Renewing Reviews

ACS journal Chemical Reviews experiments with online updates of some of its articles.


Call for Nominations for Southern Chemist Award

Roy W. Tess Award Goes to L. E. (Skip) Scriven

Yamada Wins Singapore's Public Service Medal

McIvor Receives National Technician Award

Travis Will Receive 2007 Edelstein Award

ACS News

Comment - Women Chemists Committee At 80: Thanks And A Challenge

Council Will Face Three Petitions

Actions in Chicago could affect nominations and election procedures, allow multiyear dues payment.


233rd ACS National Meeting

Technical Program And Exposition: Highlights, listing of technical presentations, and description of exhibitors in Chicago.

Editor's Page

From Chicago To Israel

The Departments



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