Opportunities In Chemistry

Opportunities In Chemistry
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Opportunities in Chemistry is based on the contributions of hundreds of American chemists in academia and industry and should be taken as the best available consensus of the chemical community regarding its intellectual frontiers and the economic opportunities that lie beyond them," says Science. This volume addresses the direction in which today's chemical research is heading, including recent developments, technological applications, and the ways advances in chemistry can be used to improve the human condition. In addition, the book examines economic and political implications of chemical research and lists resources for basic research and education in the chemical sciences. Table of Contents Front Matter Opportunities in Chemistry I. Introduction II. Executive Summary III. Control of Chemical Reactions IV. Dealing with Molecular Complexity V. Chemistry and National well-Being VI. Manpower and Education VII. Resources for Basic Research in the Chemical Sciences Appendix A: Chemistry in Industry: Tables Appendix B: Contributors Index

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