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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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June 29, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 26
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June 29, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 26
Chemist travels through Native American land to improve education one student, one instructor at a time
By Linda Wang
(pp. 10-14)
Features
Business
Capitalizing on its position as a technology adviser to government and business, Battelle commercializes new ideas (pp. 17-19)
Career & Employment
Unconventional work schedules help companies motivate employees even in turbulent times (pp. 40-42)
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News of the Week

Back To The Moon

NASA launches two probes to look for landing sites, search for water
(p.6)

Dow And Gazprom In Carbon Pact

Chemical and gas giants pursue growing business in CO2 reduction projects
(p.6)

Controlling Flammability

Cage compound sequesters white phosphorus safely
(p.7)

Huntsman And Banks Settle

Chemical firm's share price drops after it accepts deal worth $1.7 billion
(p.7)

ACS Documents Visa Problems

Society's report lends weight to other stakeholders' efforts to improve visa process
(p.8)

Scientists Condemn Iran Crackdown

Iranian scientists abroad decry attacks on universities
(p.8)

Chemistry Olympians Picked

U.S. team will vie for medals in England
(p.9)

Covering Neuroscience

New ACS journal will meet growing demand for publication of neuroscience research
(p.9)
 

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Government & Policy

Chemical shippers back measures to boost freight rail competition
(pp. 23-24)
National Research Council study predicts wind, solar growth in near term
(p.25)

Books

The troubled history of amphetamines around the world
(pp. 34-35)

Education

Native American Research Labs give students research experience in a setting that feels like home
Web Exclusive
Chemist travels through Native American land to improve education one student, one instructor at a time
(pp. 10-14)
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Science & Technology

Images based on raman scattering give clear answers to many questions
(pp. 28-29)
University admits no fault in death of laboratory worker; family wants sanctions increased
(pp. 30-31)
Nonaddictive derivatives of cocaine numb the pain of dental work
(p.33)

Career & Employment

Unconventional work schedules help companies motivate employees even in turbulent times
(pp. 40-42)

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