June 1, 2009 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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June 1, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 22
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June 1, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 22
Advanced imaging and detection technologies help root out threats of terrorism in airports
By Mitch Jacoby
(pp. 10-13)
Features
Business
Making chemicals from the biodiesel by-product proves challenging (pp. 16-17)
Government & Policy
UN conference expands global strategy to include PFCs, nanomaterials, other emerging concerns (pp. 22-24)
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Government & Policy

Advanced imaging and detection technologies help root out threats of terrorism in airports
(pp. 10-13)
UN conference expands global strategy to include PFCs, nanomaterials, other emerging concerns
(pp. 22-24)
Stimulus money creates short-term gains, long-term challenges for biomedical research agency
(pp. 25-26)

Books

Book examines all aspects of the life of a famed scientist, political thinker, and theologian
(pp. 32-34)