Table of Contents
Volume 85, Number 11: March 12, 2007
News of the Week
First glimpses of cell-wall-forming enzyme will aid search for new antibiotics.
Premier vows country will try harder to meet environmental goals.
Method for installing methyl marks will shed light on DNA packaging.
Lawrence Livermore will engineer new weapons.
Europe's new chemicals regulation will increase business risks for industry, report says.
Experimental drug curbs excessive alcohol use in rats.
Publisher purchases organic chemistry database from its partner.
Reduction transforms algae's silica skeletons into high-tech material
Consulting firm assisting review of bisphenol A risks also works for compound's manufacturers.
Sigma-Aldrich finds success in its measured move into custom manufacturing.
Commodity chemical divestments leave Huntsman a more specialized firm.
New Degussa Chairman is hunting for growth opportunities.
Government & Policy
Unusual cross-disciplinary meeting explores effects of environmental compounds on human development and reproduction.
Science & Technology
Ethics violations by a chemist in Sweden highlight science's unpreparedness to deal with misconduct.
Equipment makers offer lab asset management services to assist customers.
Fossilized resin from trees is prized for its use in jewelry and science.
L'Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science Awards honor five international senior researchers.
Technology tools are key to moving national meeting content beyond the meeting rooms.
Attention B.S. and M.S. chemists: Uncle Sam wants you! If you haven't heard that, you're not alone.