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Date:8/27/2007

ACS NEWS SERVICE
Weekly Press Package: Special National Meeting Edition
Aug. 22, 2007


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In this Special Edition:

  • Theme Topic: Biotechnology of Health and Wellness
  • Skin-care industry skipping out on science
  • Some forms of good cholesterol can be bad for the heart
  • Hoofing it toward a safer source of collagen
  • High-fructose corn syrup: New evidence points to increased diabetes risk
  • Pioneering odor tests on plastic water pipe
  • Toward a new generation of low-cost, high-efficiency solar cells


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Theme Topic: Biotechnology of Health and Wellness
Biotechnology of health and wellness is the featured theme of the 234th national meeti
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