Here is the latest American Chemical Society (ACS) News Service Weekly press package (PressPac) with reports selected from 35 major peer-reviewed journals and Chemical & Engineering News.
ACS NEWS SERVICE
Weekly PressPac -- ALL CONTENT IS FOR IMMEDIATE USE EXCEPT
ARTICLE #5 (EMBARGOED FOR 9 A.M., EASTERN TIME, DEC. 11, 2006)
PressPac Archive: http://www.chemistry.org/news/presspac.html
The American Chemical Society (ACS) News Service PressPac is your access point for discoveries in fields ranging from astronomy to zoology, which are reported in the 35 peer-reviewed journals of the American Chemical Society. With more than 158,000 members, ACS is the world's largest scientific society. Chemistry is the science that transforms lives, and these news alerts are from the leading edge of that science at ACS headquarters.
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ARTICLE #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Toward a noninvasive diagnostic test for serious infections in pregnancy
Journal of Proteome Research
Scientists have discovered the basis for a noninvasive test to diagnose common infections in pregnant women that are a major cause of premature births and infant deaths. The University of Washington's Michael G. Gravett and colleagues are reporting identification of protein biomarkers for these hard-to-diagnose infections of the amniotic fluid, wh
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