March 10, 2008 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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March 10, 2008 Issue

Volume 86, Issue 10
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March 10, 2008 Issue, Vol. 86 | Iss. 10
Small U.S. biopharmaceutical companies scour the globe to find manufacturing partners that can best meet their needs
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Features
Government & Policy
Cleanup of nuclear weapons sites is behind schedule and over budget, audit shows, but DOE cuts program (pp. 50-52)
Science & Technology
Phosphoproteomics needs to progress from cataloguing sites to understanding their biology (pp. 62-63)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Pharma Outsourcing

Closely Linked
CASE STUDY #1: A unique deal with Siegfried helps Arena Pharmaceuticals advance its first product
(pp. 18-20)
Keeping Baby Home
CASE STUDY #2: Anthera finds stability and flexibility in Albemarle, its manufacturing partner for its most precious asset
(pp. 21-23)
Repelling Radiation
CASE STUDY #3: Cleveland BioLabs and SynCo Bio Partners huddle on a second shot at a defense contract
(pp. 24-27)
 

News of the Week

Mistaken Masquerade

Scientists in Germany with U.S. Ph.D.s face charges for posing as 'Dr.'
(p.11)

Pfizer Meets Analysts

CEO says reengineered giant will strengthen its pipeline with smaller biotech acquisitions
(p.12)

Streamlining Data

Companies opt to provide less information on Toxics Release Inventory reports
(p.12)

Virtually Created Enzymes

Designed retro-aldolases catalyze breaking of carbon-carbon bond in an unnatural substrate
(p.13)

Arsenal Agrees To Buy DSM Unit

Deal is latest for private equity firm focused on chemicals
(p.14)

Suppertime Signal

Climate-influencing sulfur compound is also a feeding cue for fish
(p.14)

Gain And Loss In Malaria War

Ambitious ventures launch as GSK pulls two treatments for the disease
(p.15)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Industry lobbyists say any restriction on carbon emissions will boost demand for natural gas
(pp. 42-48)
Cleanup of nuclear weapons sites is behind schedule and over budget, audit shows, but DOE cuts program
(pp. 50-52)

Books

Book is a no-nonsense guide to a discipline concerned with both teaching and learning chemistry
(pp. 72-73)

Education

Over two decades, women and noncitizens have been eroding the male domination of U.S. science
(pp. 67-71)
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Science & Technology

CASE STUDY #1: A unique deal with Siegfried helps Arena Pharmaceuticals advance its first product
(pp. 18-20)
CASE STUDY #2: Anthera finds stability and flexibility in Albemarle, its manufacturing partner for its most precious asset
(pp. 21-23)
CASE STUDY #3: Cleveland BioLabs and SynCo Bio Partners huddle on a second shot at a defense contract
(pp. 24-27)
Small U.S. biopharmaceutical companies scour the globe to find manufacturing partners that can best meet their needs
(p.17)
Royalty payouts from university-held patents have power to transform chemistry departments
(pp. 56-61)
Phosphoproteomics needs to progress from cataloguing sites to understanding their biology
(pp. 62-63)
New And Notable In The Chemical Industry
(p.65)

Newscripts

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