January 28, 2008 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 © 2008 American Chemical Society
 

January 28, 2008 Issue

Volume 86, Issue 4
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January 28, 2008 Issue, Vol. 86 | Iss. 4
Western custom chemical companies build plants and partnerships in Asia to address their competition head on
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 19-28)
Features
Government & Policy
New tool for interpreting data is based on established safe doses for chemicals (pp. 52-56)
Science & Technology
New California plant cleanses water to replenish supply (pp. 71-73)
Back Issues
 
Reaching Common Ground, Globally
Regulatory oversight doesn't mirror the shifts taking place in drug ingredient manufacturing
(pp. 29-30)
Optimism Prevails In Fine Chemicals
Signs point to a brighter business outlook, but the glass could be half empty for some custom chemicals firms
(pp. 31-36)
 

News of the Week

All Eyes On The Economy

A recession in the U.S. could hit chemical makers hard
(p.12)

Peeking At Reactions

NMR method visualizes hydrogenation reactions inside microreactor
(p.13)

Policing Conflicts of Interest

Report calls for NIH to do more monitoring of its grantees
(p.13)

Dow Awards Methane Challenge Grants

Northwestern and Cardiff will split $6.4 million
(p.14)

Cipla Tests Indian Patent Law

Major generics producer starts selling a Roche cancer drug
(p.15)

Graphene Ribbons

Slim carbon strips show promise as semiconductors
(p.15)

Bacterial Genome Made From Scratch

Study is milestone in assembling large DNA segments
(p.16)

Wolf Chemistry Prizes Announced

Award recognizes new field of single-molecule spectroscopy and imaging
(p.16)
 

Departments

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Business

Indian companies make headway in the risky drug discovery business
(pp. 41-46)
Start-up firm develops Dow gas-sensor technology to help monitor weight loss
(pp. 48-49)
Regulatory oversight doesn't mirror the shifts taking place in drug ingredient manufacturing
(pp. 29-30)
Signs point to a brighter business outlook, but the glass could be half empty for some custom chemicals firms
(pp. 31-36)
Western custom chemical companies build plants and partnerships in Asia to address their competition head on
(pp. 19-28)
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Science & Technology

Conference uses science to build bridges in the region
(pp. 59-61)
Pfizer researchers assess ways to improve biologics manufacturing
(pp. 63-66)
Basic research yields better hydrogen-storage materials, but the best is yet to come
(pp. 67-70)
New California plant cleanses water to replenish supply
(pp. 71-73)
Ensuring a sustainable food supply in Africa may have little to do with science
(p.74)

Newscripts

(p.104)

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