July 27, 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
 

July 27, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 30
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July 27, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 30
The record recovery act energy spending may trigger a new clean-energy industry
By Jeff Johnson
(pp. 17-22)
Features
Science & Technology
The increasingly sophisticated successor to an ancient material—ceramic—is saving lives on today's battlefields (pp. 48-53)
ACS News
Washington, D.C., Aug. 16–20 (pp. 69-76)
Back Issues
 
A Jump-Start For Batteries
Funding for electric vehicles prompts U.S. manufacturers to make up for lost time
(pp. 24-28)
 

News of the Week

Chemical Firms Eke Out Earnings

With demand still weak, companies shrink overhead
(p.11)

Senate Takes Up Climate Change

Two committees consider impact on jobs and global instability
(p.12)

Smaller Is Better

Subnanometer catalyst particles are unexpectedly active
(p.12)

CEFIC's Lobbying Rights Suspended

European Chemical Industry Council lands in hot water for budget misstatements
(p.13)

New N2 Radical Isolated

New complexes protect normally highly unstable anion
(p.13)

A Collaborative Alliance

Society establishes pioneering links with the Society of Chemical Industry
(p.14)

Bristol-Myers Squibb To Buy Medarex

Deal adds key antibody discovery technology and attractive drug pipeline
(p.14)

Knockout Rats The Easy Way

Zinc finger nucleases create genetic deletions in mammals with high precision
(p.15)

Protecting Digital Data

National Academies' report calls for more data stewardship
(p.15)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Funding for electric vehicles prompts U.S. manufacturers to make up for lost time
(pp. 24-28)
The record recovery act energy spending may trigger a new clean-energy industry
(pp. 17-22)
Nations see research and technology as key to long-term economic recovery
(pp. 38-40)
EPA is rewriting two court-rejected rules while congress considers legislation
(pp. 42-45)

Science & Technology

Intensive processing converts simple materials into sophisticated ceramics
Web Exclusive
The increasingly sophisticated successor to an ancient material—ceramic—is saving lives on today's battlefields
(pp. 48-53)
E-books show a lot of promise but haven't yet caught on widely with professors and students
(pp. 54-57)

Newscripts

Editor's Page

Letters

Letters(pp. 6-9)