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Volume 86, Number 29: July 21, 2008

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Piece By Piece

More and more companies are using fragment-based lead design as a drug discovery strategy.

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News of the Week

Lightweight Atoms Imaged

New method renders conventional instruments capable of 'seeing' hydrogen atoms.

U.S. Probe Hurts Ranbaxy

Questions about quality spark concerns over buyout.

Broader Agenda For Weapons Labs

Half of labs' work will be non-weapons-related science.

Ashland To Buy Hercules For $3.3 Billion

Deal will create firm focused on additives, paper, and resins.

Support For Masters Of Science

Professional science master's degree programs are vital and must be funded, NRC report states.

Inside View

Technique provides high-resolution images of object interiors.

Roche Suspends HIV Drug Research

Finding nothing new to offer against HIV, firm calls it quits.

Court Nixes Power Plant Regulation

EPA must redo rule to curb SO2 and NOx emissions.

ACS To Launch New Journal

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces will debut next year.


Spreading The Joy Of Science

Bayer's worldwide educational programs show students and the public the wonder of science. With Video


Meet And Greet

C&EN's latest calendar of meetings and events, international as well as domestic, of interest to those in the chemical community.

The Departments



» Business

July 21, 2008

Kick Off Time For REACH

Preregistration for chemical regulation program settles in after a few teething problems.

A Technology Bet

DSM's pharma products unit leverages its biotech strength to survive in a tough environment.

Solvent Users Look To Replace NMP

N-Methylpyrrolidone enabled environmentally friendlier products, but now it has toxicity problems.

Business Concentrates

» Government & Policy

July 21, 2008

Industry Money Flows To McCain

Obama is at odds with chemical industry on key energy and trade issues.

NIST Plays For High Stakes

New program for high-risk research is poised to award first grants, but future funding is unclear.

Tank Troubles

Report challenges data, scientific assumptions of DOE Hanford Waste Cleanup.

Insights: Sunscreen Safety

Lack of mandatory standards leads to widely variable products.

Government & Policy Concentrates

» Science & Technology

July 21, 2008

From Diseases To Devices

Amyloid fibrils are hallmarks of disease but also may provide a basis for advanced nanomaterials.

RNA-Controlled Gene Expression

Target of transcription-altering synthetic RNA is another RNA.

Nana's NanoVisions

An artist discovers her visual icon in a life-or-death medical moment.

Inside Instrumentation

Technology and Business news for the laboratory world.

Science & Technology Concentrates

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