June 16, 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
 

June 16, 2008 Issue

Volume 86, Issue 24
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June 16, 2008 Issue, Vol. 86 | Iss. 24
Synthesizing highly potent compounds is a lucrative and growing niche for custom chemical manufacturers
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 17-27)
Features
Science & Technology
New tools emerge for detecting and weeding out plagiarism and data falsification in journal articles (pp. 50-55)
Education
Professional science master's programs take root (pp. 65-71)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Contained Chemistry

Filling A Highly Potent Niche
Drug companies want to create conjugates of potent drugs and biological molecules, and custom manufacturers are complying
(pp. 28-32)
 

News of the Week

Exploring Chemical Space

Chemists generate surprisingly few molecular shapes, study finds
(p.11)

Benzene Stand-Ins

Crystal structures indicate that rings containing a boron-nitrogen bond are aromatic
(p.12)

Intact Membrane Proteins Analyzed

Micelles protect complexes from solution to vacuum
(p.13)

Daiichi Sankyo To Buy Ranbaxy

Japanese provider of patented drugs muscles into generics
(p.14)

Pesticide Mixtures Hurt Salmon

Contaminants impair fish's sense of smell
(p.14)

Bad Moon Rising For U.S. Workforce

Employment is down for five months in a row, but chemists, other graduates are doing a little better
(p.15)

Hydroxymethylene Captured

Chemists trap HCOH in a matrix of solid argon at a temperature of 11 K
(p.15)
 

Departments

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Business

Panorama study tracks importance of sector throughout European industrial and consumer world
(pp. 36-38)
CEO Gerard will leave the American Chemistry Council stronger but less popular with the public
(pp. 40-41)
Drug companies want to create conjugates of potent drugs and biological molecules, and custom manufacturers are complying
(pp. 28-32)
Synthesizing highly potent compounds is a lucrative and growing niche for custom chemical manufacturers
(pp. 17-27)
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Government & Policy

Report focuses on grants for early-career faculty and transformative research
(pp. 44-45)
Tight federal dollars make it difficult to find any real winners
(p.46)

Books

An accessible, affordable presentation of organic synthesis and its impact on the world is suitable for the coffee table
(pp. 73-75)

Education

Professional science master's programs take root
(pp. 65-71)
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Science & Technology

New tools emerge for detecting and weeding out plagiarism and data falsification in journal articles
(pp. 50-55)
Single-molecule methods, crystallography reveal surprises about strand-swapping process
(pp. 56-57)
Discovery of aminoacetonitrile highlights the rigors of space molecule detection
(pp. 58-59)
Polymeric materials patch up acute and chronic wounds
(p.61)
New And Notable In The Chemical Industry
(pp. 62-63)

Newscripts

(p.80)

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