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Volume 86, Number 31: August 4, 2008

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Interaction Yields

Academia and industry work together to foster new routes to chiral compounds.

Take One For A Test Drive

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News of the Week

Sunny Forecast For Fuel Cells

Novel electrode materials bring large-scale use of solar power closer to reality.

Legislation Bans Phthalates

Bill focuses on children's toys, boosts power of consumer protection agency.

Bristol-Myers Bids For Imclone

Drugmaker wants to buy partner despite their tumultuous past.

New Flu-Fighting Strategy

Structures point to key protein interface as a viable drug target.

Sanofi To Buy Acambis

Deal underscores big pharma's renewed interest in vaccines.

Carbofuran Faces Ban

EPA decision could speed up removal of food pesticide from the U.S. market.

Panacea For NMR

Combining pulse sequences into a single experiment cuts instrument time.

RNA Snippets Pack Power

MicroRNAs help regulate the entire proteome.

Planetary Science

Spacecraft finds liquid ethane in giant lake on Saturn's moon Titan.

Reel Science


The X-Files: I Want to Believe.

The Departments



» Business

August 4, 2008

Fun In The Sun

Suppliers of semiconductor materials take advantage of emerging solar opportunity.

C&EN Talks With: Carol Dudley

Head of Dow's market-facing businesses pushes firm's specialties and diversification effort.

Business Concentrates

» Government & Policy

August 4, 2008

Francis Collins Leaves NIH

After 15 years at the helm, genomics institute director steps down.

Government & Policy Concentrates

» Science & Technology

August 4, 2008

Flooded Out Of Their Labs

Displaced University of Iowa faculty strive to keep researching while waiting to learn extent of lab damage. With Photo Gallery

Preserving A Legacy

Traude Sadtler fights to keep alive the memory of three generations of chemists. With Audio

Science & Technology Concentrates

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