May 29, 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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May 29, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 22
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May 29, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 22
Dow Chemical CEO is alternately engaging, decisive, and combative as he outlines his firm's energy, research, and strategic options
By Marc S. Reisch
(pp. 10-15)
Features
Science & Technology
Technique could ease sequencing and analysis of biological sugar chains (p.5)
Government & Policy
Analyst argues the term 'weapons of mass destruction' should mean nuclear, biological, and chemical arms (pp. 21-22)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

SPOT Grabs, Tags Carbohydrates

Technique could ease sequencing and analysis of biological sugar chains
(p.5)

BASF Ups Bid For Engelhard Again

As Engelhard’s annual meeting approaches, BASF makes its ‘best and final offer’
(p.6)

Changing The Rules For Academic Labs

Universities would get a break from current requirements aimed at industry
(p.6)

Green Chemistry

CO2-Based Dry-Cleaning Chain Launched In Germany
(p.7)

Proceed With Care

High doses of some short hairpin RNAs cause liver toxicity and death in mice
(p.7)

Plant Security

Study calls for funding R&D on inherently safer chemicals and processes, safer storage
(p.8)

World Health

Gates Foundation, Novartis embark on public-private ventures to combat TB and malaria
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Analyst argues the term 'weapons of mass destruction' should mean nuclear, biological, and chemical arms
(pp. 21-22)
Board gathers input on improving effective scientific partnerships between U.S. and non-U.S. scientists
(p.23)
Former EPA research chiefs examine the challenges facing agency's science programs
(p.24)

Books

Book delves into how high-tech organizations often function by creating logic from confusion
(pp. 30-31)
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Science & Technology

New Software and Websites for the Chemical Enterprise
(p.29)
Niobium complex allows MIT chemists to build compounds from elemental phosphorus
(pp. 26-27)
Caltech instructor and his comic strip champion a rethinking of the merits of putting things off
(p.28)