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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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June 18, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 25
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June 18, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 25
The choice of pharmaceutical crystalline form can be used to optimize drug properties, and cocrystals are emerging as new alternatives
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 17-30)
Features
Government & Policy
As bee colonies collapse across the U.S. and other countries, researchers search for causes (pp. 48-54)
Science & Technology
Protection schemes enable iterative use of organic coupling reaction (pp. 63-64)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Form And Function

Solid-State Services
Specialized companies help drug developers find crystalline forms with the right properties
(pp. 31-34)
 

News of the Week

Westward Ho!

BASF mulls polyurethane project in China's interior
(p.12)

Animal Testing Alternatives

Studies should focus on cells, National Research Council says
(p.13)

Biodefense Spending

U.S. is not spending enough on prevention, group says
(p.13)

EPA Unveils Testing List

Critics say EPA's endocrine disrupter screening program will miss dangerous chemicals
(p.13)

Extending Protein Detection

Aptamer trio bests antibodies in quantifying protein over wide concentration range
(p.14)

Indian Venture

Aptuit and Laurus create a drug service provider
(p.14)
 

Departments

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Business

Close FDA scrutiny of Chinese pharmaceutical ingredients extends only to those for prescription drugs
(pp. 40-41)
Merck Serono looks to establish itself as the pharma partner of choice
(pp. 42-43)
New company focuses on developing processes that compete with biotechnology
(pp. 44-45)
Specialized companies help drug developers find crystalline forms with the right properties
(pp. 31-34)

ACS News

ACS activity book nurtures children's natural curiosity about science
(p.71)
Georgia Section leader says he represents all hard-working volunteers
(p.72)
(p.73)
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Government & Policy

Nuclear waste impasse drives DOE to push for reprocessing spent fuel despite costs, technological hurdles
(pp. 48-54)
As bee colonies collapse across the U.S. and other countries, researchers search for causes
(pp. 48-54)

Science & Technology

The choice of pharmaceutical crystalline form can be used to optimize drug properties, and cocrystals are emerging as new alternatives
(pp. 17-30)
Protection schemes enable iterative use of organic coupling reaction
(pp. 63-64)
Physical scientists supported by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research sing its praises
(pp. 65-68)
Technion president and chemistry professor emphasizes the need to attract youngsters to science
(p.69)
A cornucopia of additives keeps pool water sparkling and clean
(p.70)

Newscripts

(p.80)

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