January 29, 2007 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
 
 
 
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January 29, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 5
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January 29, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 5
Pushed by Wal-Mart, legislators, and the public, the cleaning products industry embraces sustainability
By Michael McCoy
(pp. 13-19)
Features
Science & Technology
Whether it's sextuple bonds or bonds involving no shared electrons, chemists chase down new modes of bonding (pp. 37-40)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Going Green

Natural Versus Synthetic
Oleochemical And Petrochemical Makers Square Off
(p.18)
Special Delivery
Getting fragrance onto clothes presents a challenge for detergent companies and their suppliers
(pp. 21-23)
 

News of the Week

Pfizer Unveils Big Revamping, Job Cuts

New CEO plans layoffs to create a leaner, more flexible company
(p.7)

Spider Seduction Requires UV Light

Sex-specific use of UV light to seek out a mate is a first
(p.8)

Earnings Look Good So Far

Fourth-quarter results for most companies show substantial growth
(p.9)

Nanoparticle Hydrogel Hybrid

Tiny silicon columns bend or straighten with changes in humidity
(p.10)

Corporate Leaders Urge CO2 Cuts

Quick action on bill setting mandatory U.S. greenhouse gas reductions is goal
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Business

To DuPont, titanium dioxide is becoming more than just white pigment
(p.28)
Influential committee recommends broader range of patent protections for pharmaceuticals
(p.29)
Oleochemical And Petrochemical Makers Square Off
(p.18)
Getting fragrance onto clothes presents a challenge for detergent companies and their suppliers
(pp. 21-23)
Pushed by Wal-Mart, legislators, and the public, the cleaning products industry embraces sustainability
(pp. 13-19)
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Science & Technology

New And Notable In The Chemical Industry
(p.42)
Whether it's sextuple bonds or bonds involving no shared electrons, chemists chase down new modes of bonding
(pp. 37-40)
Personal-journal-style websites usher in a new age of chemical communication
(p.41)
Chemical Bonding's Venerable Past
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Newscripts

(p.104)

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