New element monikers laid on the table.
The slate represents a compromise over earlier ones, which drew protests from the U.S., Russian, and German research teams who made the discoveries (SN: 10/22/94, p. 271). Many chemists expect the IUPAC council to give its final endorsement to the name assignments in August.
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|Date:||Apr 12, 1997|
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