November 6, 2006 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
 
 

C&EN congratulates Dan Fagin on winning the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction for “Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation” (Bantam Books). C&EN’s Rudy Baum reviewed “Toms River” last May.

 
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November 6, 2006 Issue

Volume 84, Issue 45
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November 6, 2006 Issue, Vol. 84 | Iss. 45
The economy shows signs of slowing, but firms may be hiring more chemists, engineers
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Scientific art on journal covers raises visibility, but does it still serve a purpose in the Internet age? (pp. 24-27)
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News of the Week

Climate Change Threatens Global Economy

Near-term action is needed to avert dangerous impacts
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Chemical Board Blasts BP

Change in oil industry practices urged
(p.10)

Step-By-Step Surface Assembly

Atomic force microscope attaches reactive polymer chain to a surface, one reaction at a time
(p.10)

Bioethanol R&D

Research pacts seek to bring cellulose-based ethanol to market
(p.11)

Protein Gel Minds Nuclear Gates

Nuclear pores rely on polymeric meshes to regulate macromolecular traffic
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Departments

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Government & Policy

Federal agencies handle fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism allegations differently, but all take claims seriously
(pp. 18-22)

Books

Better understanding of the chemistry of indoor air quality is making the office more tolerable
(pp. 30-31)

Science & Technology

Scientific art on journal covers raises visibility, but does it still serve a purpose in the Internet age?
(pp. 24-27)
Industrial ecologist's work prompts scientists to plan ahead for possible limits on natural resources
(p.28)

Career & Employment

For chemists, hiring in pharma picks up, and chemical engineers continue to be in high demand
(pp. 36-41)
Salary prognosis for working chemists is for steady gains, but the job outlook is more uncertain
(pp. 43-46)
C&EN catches up with chemists profiled in 1995 to find out how their predictions panned out
(pp. 47-52)
Combine science and hard work with creativity, then get down to business
(pp. 53-55)
Scientists-turned-lawyers offer tips on navigating a career in intellectual property law
(pp. 56-58)
The economy shows signs of slowing, but firms may be hiring more chemists, engineers
(pp. 33-34)