April 23, 2007 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 © 2007 American Chemical Society
 

April 23, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 17
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April 23, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 17
The chemical industry is finding ways to secure and expand global water supplies
By Patricia L. Short
(pp. 13-20)
Features
Science & Technology
Forum highlights a potpourri of new strategies for remediating toxic forms of this metal (pp. 40-41)
Education
Web-based social software is changing the way chemistry is taught (pp. 44-45)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Keeping It Clean

Filtering Out the Bad Stuff
Polymeric membranes are increasingly being used to clean up water for drinking and industrial applications
(pp. 22-24)
 

News of the Week

A Crystal With A Story to Tell

Biochemistry: Single crystal traps elusive intermediates in O2 activation by a nonheme iron enzyme
(p.7)

Air Liquide Will Acquire Lurgi

French industrial gasescompany wants to boost its engineering heft with German help
(p.8)

Top Brass Fear Climate Change

Retired military leaders warn of global instability
(p.8)

ACS Moves To Reinstate Iranian Members

Society applies for government license to resolve issue
(p.9)

One-Pot Route To Sugar Building Blocks

Method avoids time-consuming synthetic steps
(p.9)

ChemSpec India Charges On

Trade show preserves relevance despite smaller number of exhibitors
(p.10)

Frank Westheimer Dies At 95

Chemist remembered for analytical and imaginative approach to organic chemistry
(p.10)

NIH Fires Contractor

Agency found that consulting firm evaluating chemical also works for chemical manufacturers
(p.11)

Virginia Tech Shootings

Departments work to help students in the aftermath of a tragic day
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Monitoring trace chemicals in people has benefited public health, but many challenges lie ahead
(pp. 32-34)
EPA's program to reward environmental excellence gets a bad review
(pp. 36-37)

Books

Multiple authors examine the financial challenges public universities face in sustaining and strengthening their programs
(pp. 46-48)

Education

Web-based social software is changing the way chemistry is taught
(pp. 44-45)
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Science & Technology

Polymeric membranes are increasingly being used to clean up water for drinking and industrial applications
(pp. 22-24)
Forum highlights a potpourri of new strategies for remediating toxic forms of this metal
(pp. 40-41)
ACS Meeting News: After 18 years on the fringe, the field is still trying to gain respect
(p.42)
Organic chemist is a champion of women in chemistry

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