December 10, 2007 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
 
 

All About Antibiotics - Speaking of Chemistry Ep. 8

Why should you finish all your antibiotics, even if you're starting to feel better? Carmen Drahl explains in the latest Speaking of Chemistry.

 
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December 10, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 50
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December 10, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 50
The maturing field of metabolomics is taking steps toward guiding personalized nutrition
By Carmen Drahl
(pp. 12-17)
Features
Business
Favored for security reasons, bleach is a rising star in the water treatment market (pp. 20-23)
Government & Policy
History, tradition, and politics meet energy efficiency under the Capitol dome (pp. 28-31)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Rolling Out The Oil

Chemistry and microstructure together repel organic liquids
(p.7)

Dow To Cut Jobs

Eliminating 1,000 jobs worldwide will result in a $600 million charge against earnings
(p.8)

FDA 'In Crisis'

Serious deficiencies in funding and science support at the agency endanger lives
(p.8)

Solar Mystery Solved

Japanese spacecraft finds conclusive evidence of waves that make sun's corona much hotter than its surface
(p.9)

Brazil Revamps Chemical Sector

Petrobras increases Braskem stake, forms another large chemical player
(p.10)

Bristol-Myers Squibb Cuts Back

Drug major follows Pfizer, others in shedding production plants
(p.10)

Partnering With Biotechs

Novartis and Merck collaborations with specialist drug discovery firms reflect quest to fill product pipelines
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

The maturing field of metabolomics is taking steps toward guiding personalized nutrition
(pp. 12-17)
National Park Service program funds research to develop and apply technology for cultural preservation
(pp. 34-36)
New Software and Websites for the Chemical Enterprise
(p.37)

Career & Employment

Concentrates(pp. 39-42)

Newscripts

(p.48)