August 17, 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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August 17, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 33
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August 17, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 33
Instrument makers hope government stimulus funds will spur sales and development
By Marc S. Reisch
(pp. 13-16)
Features
Government & Policy
Congress, natural gas producers clash over tainted-water claims (pp. 28-29)
Science & Technology
Features formed by melting permafrost provide clues to a changing Arctic landscape and climate (pp. 39-43)
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(p.8)

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(p.9)

Monsanto's Phosphate Operation

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(p.9)

Broad-Spectrum Photosensor

Polymer plus fullerene yields photodetector that covers ultraviolet to near infrared
(p.10)

Emissions Swaps

North American leaders envision regional trading system for greenhouse gases
(p.10)
 

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Government & Policy

Congress, natural gas producers clash over tainted-water claims
(pp. 28-29)
The enormous potential of untapped natural and engineered geothermal energy sources
(pp. 30-33)
National Research Council review of the science used in the FBI's Amerithrax investigation is under way
(pp. 34-35)
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Science & Technology

Toolik scientists study the long-term impact of a raging fire in the Arctic
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Features formed by melting permafrost provide clues to a changing Arctic landscape and climate
(pp. 39-43)
Existing representations of chemistry in action cannot match the chemist’s imagination
(pp. 44-46)
The internet is an important hub for discussing chemistry—don’t dismiss it
(p.47)
New and notable in the chemical industry
(p.49)

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