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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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October 6, 2008 Issue

Volume 86, Issue 40
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October 6, 2008 Issue, Vol. 86 | Iss. 40
Water treatment firms help industry close the water loop
By Melody Voith
(pp. 12-19)
Features
Government & Policy
Presidential candidates answer science policy questions (pp. 27-37)
Science & Technology
Researchers are getting a clearer picture of massive microbial assembly-line enzymes (pp. 48-51)
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News of the Week

Chemical Industry Begins To Feel Wall Street Woes

Congress acts, but tight credit, slowing economy are starting to hit companies
(p.7)

Pfizer, GSK Reshape R&D

Pharma giants refocus; job cuts are likely
(p.9)

Pharma Suppliers Brace For Downturn

Manufacturers attending CPhI assess the impact of financial turmoil
(p.9)

Huntsman Prevails Over Hexion

Court finds that Hexion must honor its deal to buy Huntsman
(p.10)

Bacterial Stress Reliever

First comprehensive view of stressosome complex
(p.11)

Taking A Bite Out Of Mercury Trade

U.S., EU will halt exports of commodity quicksilver
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Presidential candidates answer science policy questions
(pp. 27-37)
Nanoscale materials are hitting the U.S. market in a wide range of food products
(pp. 38-41)
House panel investigates agency's scrubbing of peer reviewer's comments after industry complaint
(pp. 42-44)
Utah governor applies chemical industry experience to a burgeoning political career
(p.45)

Books

Author takes a warts-and-all approach to the people who built 20th-century chemistry
(pp. 54-56)

Career & Employment

It's not just about finding a job, it's about building relationships
(pp. 59-61)

Newscripts

(p.72)

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