February 11, 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.

 
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February 11, 2008 Issue

Volume 86, Issue 6
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February 11, 2008 Issue, Vol. 86 | Iss. 6
Armed with the decoded human genome, drug researchers and clinicians are working to close the gap between patient and therapy
By Rick Mullin
(pp. 17-27)
Features
Science & Technology
Materials scientist suggests parts of the Egyptian pyramids were made from reconstituted limestone (pp. 50-52)
ACS News
New Orleans April 6–10 (p.75)
Back Issues
 

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Patchy Increases For R&D

Proposed research funding is way up for some agencies, down for others
(p.11)

Amgen, Takeda Ink Big Licensing Deal

$1 billion pact gives Takeda dibs on 13 molecules in Japan
(p.12)

Tail-Pipe Cleanup

Sensing technology is key to reducing pollutants from cars, study shows
(p.12)

Reaction Control

Selective bond breaking achieved with methane on a surface
(p.13)

Toxicology Journal Enhanced

Chemical Research in Toxicology now carries news and a more international flavor
(p.14)

Banks Set Guides For Power Plants

To chemical industry's detriment, new rules for lending favor gas-based electricity
(p.15)
 

Departments

Books

Book spells out the differences between the U.S. and Europe regarding chemical regulation
(pp. 58-59)
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Science & Technology

Armed with the decoded human genome, drug researchers and clinicians are working to close the gap between patient and therapy
(pp. 17-27)
Although hard evidence of reviewer impropriety is scarce, suspicions plague junior faculty
(pp. 48-49)
Materials scientist suggests parts of the Egyptian pyramids were made from reconstituted limestone
(pp. 50-52)
Structures of key surface protein suggest different drug mechanisms
(pp. 53-54)
Two neopeltolide total syntheses lead to its structural reassignment
(pp. 55-56)
New software and websites for the chemical enterprise
(p.57)

Newscripts

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