April 24, 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.

 
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April 24, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 17
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April 24, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 17
Ionic liquids are starting to leave academic labs and find their way into a wide variety of industrial applications
By Patricia L. Short
(pp. 15-21)
Features
Government & Policy
Even with allowable five-year extension, U.S. won't be able to comply with treaty (p.9)
Science & Technology
Chemistry is increasingly helping archaeologists answer questions of what, where, and when (pp. 35-38)
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News of the Week

U.S. Can't Eliminate Arsenal Until 2017

Even with allowable five-year extension, U.S. won't be able to comply with treaty
(p.9)

Dispute Over Benzene In Drinks

Compound is created by reaction between benzoate and vitamin C in beverages
(p.10)

Molecules Target Protein Hot Spots

Small molecules differentially modulate G-protein interactions
(p.10)

New Radical Route To Polyolefins

Weakly solvated 'naked' Li+ promotes novel radical polymerization of alkenes
(p.11)

Power Problems At Army Facility

Electrical outages at Aberdeen could have resulted in researchers' exposure to deadly chemical agents
(p.12)

Profiles Predict Drug Response

Pre-dose metabolites in urine forecast individual drug response
(p.12)
 

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Government & Policy

Oil from shale promises big payoff, but high costs and pollution pose hurdles
(pp. 29-31)
Environmentalists, parts of agency decry plan that industry says would reward responsible actions
(pp. 32-33)

Education

An animated molecular fantasy from the Molecularium Project teaches about chemistry
(p.48)
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Science & Technology

Chemistry is increasingly helping archaeologists answer questions of what, where, and when
(pp. 35-38)
Nanoscale control of polymer systems has been shown to influence macroscopic properties
(pp. 39-42)
Fragrance designer Michael Papas philosophizes about perfumes and reveals what goes into them
(pp. 43-45)
Much of the process is automated, but technical editors still read every word of the manuscript
(pp. 46-47)

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