June 22, 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.

 
Copyright © 2009 American Chemical Society
 

June 22, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 25
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June 22, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 25
All plastics businesses have been hit by the recession; some will recover better than others
By Alexander H. Tullo
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Features
Science & Technology
Firms seek to improve drug candidates by selective deuterium substitution (pp. 36-39)
ACS News
Washington, D.C., Aug. 16–20 (pp. 47-82)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Engineering Polymers

The Ole Standby
Nylon may be on the ropes, but observers say it isn’t down for the count
(pp. 16-17)
Slowing Down
As current uses of polycarbonate wane, producers search for new ones
(pp. 18-19)
A Mature Plastic
Makers of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene have struggled for a long time, and the recession isn’t helping
(pp. 20-21)
 

News of the Week

Building HIV's Curvaceous Coat

Study shows how hexameric CA protein bends to form capsid's curvy shape
(p.8)

Online Discovery

Lilly launches website to find new drug candidates
(p.9)

Plant Protection Faces Scrutiny

Chemical makers question technology mandate before Congress
(p.9)

Feeling The Heat

Federal science report tracks current global-warming impacts, future trends for the U.S.
(p.10)

Huntsman Trial Begins

Chemical maker and two banks tussle over failed merger
(p.10)

Generics For Biologics

Federal Trade Commission favors earlier generic competition for protein drugs
(p.11)

Regulating Tobacco

Historic legislation gives FDA authority to limit, remove harmful chemicals in products
(p.11)

Balancing DNA Pathways

Study clarifies link between DNA repair and triplet-repeat expansion
(p.12)

Shipping Malaria's Weapons

Parasite uses biomachinery to get hostile proteins into human red blood cells
(p.12)
 

Departments

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Business

Rx-360, a consortium of pharmaceutical companies and their suppliers, hopes to foster shared audits
(pp. 24-25)
Chemical industry association shifts to internet for communication
(pp. 26-27)
Nylon may be on the ropes, but observers say it isn’t down for the count
(pp. 16-17)
As current uses of polycarbonate wane, producers search for new ones
(pp. 18-19)
Makers of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene have struggled for a long time, and the recession isn’t helping
(pp. 20-21)
All plastics businesses have been hit by the recession; some will recover better than others
(p.15)

ACS News

Washington, D.C., Aug. 16–20
(pp. 47-82)
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Science & Technology

Firms seek to improve drug candidates by selective deuterium substitution
(pp. 36-39)
Molecule hunters need better traps to prove that a wily oxygen species is made in the flesh
(pp. 40-42)
An interest in history led one chemist to the light-polarizing material that enabled sunglasses, filters
(p.43)

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