January 9, 2006 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
 
 

American Chemical Society Appoints New Editor-In-Chief For C&EN

The American Chemical Society has appointed Bibiana Campos-Seijo as the new editor-in-chief of Chemical & Engineering News. Currently editor and publisher of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Chemistry World magazine, she will move to C&EN in December.

 
Copyright © 2006 American Chemical Society
 

January 9, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 2
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January 9, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 2
By Business Group
(p.11)
Features
Business
If successful, German firm's hostile offer would make it a leader in catalysts (p.5)
Government & Policy
EPA's plan to test homes for 9/11 contamination sparks anger among advisers and New Yorkers (pp. 36-40)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: World Chemical Outlook

United States
The chemical industry enters 2006 with many of the concerns it had in 2005
(pp. 12-15)
Canada
Profitability continued in 2005, but long-term outlook for new petrochemical investment isn't good
(pp. 16-17)
Latin America
The region is enjoying commercial success and hatching big plans for future growth
(pp. 18-19)
Europe
Chemical industry braces for a new regulatory regime while exploiting a pickup in output
(pp. 20-23)
Asia-Pacific
Economies are performing strongly, but concerns linger about long-term impact of high oil prices
(pp. 25-28)
 

News of the Week

BASF Launches Bid For Engelhard

If successful, German firm's hostile offer would make it a leader in catalysts
(p.5)

Dye Nanoparticles Aid Water Analysis

Affixed indicator dyes may yield more reliable test strips for heavy metals
(p.6)

Drug Majors Push Into Biotechnology

Wyeth, AstraZeneca carry their run on collaborations into the new year
(p.7)

Natural Gas Dispute Is Settled, But Questions Remain

Agreement enables Ukraine to stem rise in natural gas prices
(p.7)

Electrochemical Insights Gained

Method elucidates elementary steps of water activation at metal electrodes
(p.8)

Good News For 2006 R&D Investment

Industrial R&D spending in the U.S. likely will rise, but not as fast as revenues
(p.8)

Changing Cambrex

Firm abandons specialty therapeutics track; President and CEO Leone steps down
(p.9)

One-Pot Route To Nanocontainer

Eighteen molecular units condense to form covalent, hexameric host molecule
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Business

Agribusiness giant goes head-to-head against petroleum-based chemical companies
(pp. 32-33)
Air Liquide prepares for a run-up in hydrogen use to improve petroleum-based fuels
(p.34)
Economies are performing strongly, but concerns linger about long-term impact of high oil prices
(pp. 25-28)
Profitability continued in 2005, but long-term outlook for new petrochemical investment isn't good
(pp. 16-17)
Chemical industry braces for a new regulatory regime while exploiting a pickup in output
(pp. 20-23)
The region is enjoying commercial success and hatching big plans for future growth
(pp. 18-19)
The chemical industry enters 2006 with many of the concerns it had in 2005
(pp. 12-15)
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Science & Technology

From furniture cushions to insulation, versatile polymer has found a world of applications
(p.48)
Scientists pin hopes on histone deacetylase inhibitors for cancer therapy, biological studies
(pp. 43-44)
Chemists gather to celebrate centennial of synthetically useful family of compounds
(p.46)
Technology and Business News for the Laboratory World
(p.47)

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