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"EPA did adhere to its guidelines. That doesn't mean that [the agency's decision] is science."
KARL K. ROZMAN, PROFESSOR OF PHARMACOLOGY, TOXICOLOGY & THERAPEUTICS, UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTERp. 33

August 2, 2010

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Highlights

Cover Story

A Green Supply Chain

Manufacturers of consumer products go the distance to source sustainable ingredients. (pp. 16-22)

Science & Technology

Recipes For Limb Renewal

Salamanders and other creatures that regrow lost body parts provide clues for ways to regenerate human limbs. (pp. 40-44)

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FInal Program: Meeting Events

Highlights of events and exhibitor workshops. (pp. 67-75, 76-78)

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News Of The Week

Mixed Reception For Chemicals Bill Plumes Finger Oil Spill Counting Proteins Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Mixed Reception For Chemicals Bill p. 11

Congress: Legislation would require EPA's safety review of commercial substances.

Cap And Trade Dies In Senate p. 12

Politics: Majority leader says too few votes exist for bill putting a price on carbon.

Plumes Finger Oil Spill p. 12

Geochemistry: BP leak is behind undersea oil plumes, isotopic analyses confirm.

Chemical Earnings Bounce Back p. 13

Second Quarter: Companies make up ground lost during the recession.

Chemical Security p. 13

Senate panel affirms current rules for safeguarding chemical facilities.

U.S. Wins Gold p. 14

Chemistry Olympiad: Team earns two gold medals, a silver, and a bronze; China takes first place.

Lovenox Dustup p. 14

Pharmaceuticals: Generic drug brings challenges to FDA's approval methods.

Counting Proteins p. 15

Proteomics: Single-molecule methods quantify bacterium's proteome.

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do p. 15

Femtosecond Science: Technique tracks structure, electron dynamics during reactions.

Business

Transforming Siegfried pp. 26-27 (Member Content)

Newcomer CEO Rudolf Hanko looks at two businesses and sees one.

A New Engineering Plastic From China pp. 28-30 (Member Content)

Dalian-based supplier of custom intermediates prepares to launch its own products.

Business Concentrates pp. 24-25 (Member Content)

Meetings

Final Program: Meeting Events

Highlights of events and exhibitor workshops. (pp. 67-75, 76-78)

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A Dreamy Escape

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Government & Policy

Dioxin And Cancer pp. 33-34 (Member Content)

Advisers say EPA justified its unsafe-at-any-dose estimates for most toxic form of dioxin.

Fighting Over Clean Air pp. 35-36 (Member Content)

Industry attacks decades-old air pollution rules to repel greenhouse gas regulation.

Government & Policy Concentrates p. 32 (Member Content)

ACS Comment

Insurance For All Stages of Your Life p. 54 (Member Content)

ACS News

Council Preview pp. 58-59

Vote on one petition, open discussion on timing of council meeting will occur in Boston.

Actions By The ACS Board Of Directors At Its June Meeting p. 59

Organic Division Launches Graduate Research Symposium pp. 59-60

2010 ACS Fellows pp. 60-62

Society honors 192 members in the second year of its fellows program.

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Science & Technology

Recipes For Limb Renewal pp. 40-44

Salamanders and other creatures that regrow lost body parts provide clues for ways to regenerate human limbs.

Copying An Original p. 42

Faithful replication of a lost limb demands tight process control.

Chemistry At Peking University Turns 100 pp. 46-49

University's chemistry college, the oldest in China, has ambitious plans to promote innovative work, recruit top young talent.

Power From Motion pp. 50-51 (Member Content)

Nanogenerators exploit mechanical processes inside and outside the body to power electronic devices.

Science & Technology Concentrates pp. 37-38 (Member Content)

Editor's Page

Sustainability And Growth p. 5

The Departments

Letters pp. 6-10

Addicted To Growth

Newscripts p. 88

Young Crystallographers, Inventive Boy Scouts

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