October 15, 2007 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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October 15, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 42
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October 15, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 42
To keep growing, the plastics recycling industry needs more feedstock from cities and their residents
By Alexander H. Tullo
(pp. 15-20)
Features
Government & Policy
The state of environmental, health, and safety research of engineered nanoparticles gets a critical exam (pp. 29-31)
Science & Technology
Tiny particles help tidy up delicate frescoes (p.38)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

National Chemistry Week

Celebration will focus on chemistry's diversity
(p.11)

Nobel Prize In Medicine

Trio shares prize for 'knockout' mouse development
(p.11)

BASF Dedicates Two Texas Plants

New world-scale plants integrate polymer manufacturing
(p.12)

Weak Forces

Method reveals changes induced by subtle means
(p.12)

Nobel Prize In Physics

Pair shares prize for discovery that enabled high-density computer hard disks
(p.13)

Sticky Feat

Reusable elastomer adhesive features liquid-filled microchannels resembling those in the feet of frogs and crickets.
(p.13)
 

Departments

Government & Policy

To keep growing, the plastics recycling industry needs more feedstock from cities and their residents
(pp. 15-20)
The state of environmental, health, and safety research of engineered nanoparticles gets a critical exam
(pp. 29-31)
EPA considers requiring tests on nonylphenol ethoxylates for long-term effects on aquatic life
(pp. 33-35)

Books

Book outlines the gulf between science and the law
(pp. 44-45)

Education

Database helps chemical engineering professors inject biotechnology into undergraduate core curriculum
(p.42)