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June 2003

From David Bradley Science Writer and
Advanced Chemistry Development

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? Ammonia for the primordial brew??A newly discovered nitrogen-fixation reaction may have played a role in?the emergence of life, according to German researchers.
? Nipping termites??Cats love catnip, but termites hate it, according to researchers speaking at the American Chemical Society meeting held in New Orleans during March.
? Tired of old tires??A more environmentally friendly car tire has been investigated by Dutch researchers.
? A honey of a cure?Strains of lethal antibiotic-resistant bacteria that infect wounds could succumb to a sweet treatment - honey. The finding could lead to a treatment for serious infection.
Periodic Features

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Recent Advances for ACD/Structure Elucidator by Brent Lefebvre
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All Good Things to Those Who Wait the Application of Automated Structure ElucidationTools to Solve a Structure after 10 Years of?Effort by Kirill Blinov, Mikhail Elyashberg, Antony Williams, Gary?Martin, Chad Hadden, Dave Russell (PDF, 400 Kb).

Web-based Virtual Repository of Chromatographic and Spectral Analytical Data by Jorge Manrique, Daria Jouravleva (PDF, 1458 Kb).
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