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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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December 7, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 49
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December 7, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 49
Drug firms implement new business strategies to deflect mounting market pressures and accelerate into new geographies
By Susan J. Ainsworth
(pp. 13-21)
Features
Government & Policy
Chemical industry pins hopes on senate in fight over facility security (pp. 34-37)
Science & Technology
Meeting highlights how friction triggers molecular-scale changes in adhesive tape, cosmetics, and more (pp. 47-49)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

On To Copenhagen

Climate Change: World leaders to hammer out global response to limit greenhouse gases
(p.7)

ACC Bulks Up

Membership Drive: Trade group seeks smaller members as chemical industry's fortunes improve
(p.8)

Screen Nets Self-Destruction Stoppers

Chemical Biology: Strategy finds selective ligands for rogue T cells
(p.8)

HIV Drugs

Indian manufacturers will adjust to new WHO guidelines
(p.9)

Metalloprotein Made To Order

Bioinorganic Chemistry: Researchers construct metalloenzyme active site in another protein
(p.9)

Customized Nanoparticles

Catalysis: Method endows platinum 
with benefits of solid- and solution-phase catalysts
(p.10)

Momentum For Chemical Control

TSCA: Senate panel examines toxic substances act, 13 states call for reform
(p.10)
 

Departments

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Business

After a painful year, company says it has the portfolio it needs for unprecedented expansion of its business
(pp. 25-26)
Scavenging shuttered chemical plants can be profitable, but not in this economy
(pp. 28-29)
Within months, the contract research firm entered a manufacturing joint venture and bought a plant
(pp. 30-31)
Drug firms implement new business strategies to deflect mounting market pressures and accelerate into new geographies
(pp. 13-21)

ACS News

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Government & Policy

Chemical industry pins hopes on senate in fight over facility security
(pp. 34-37)
State Department taps three prominent scientists to reach out to muslim communities
(pp. 38-39)
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Science & Technology

State Department program raises awareness about lab safety and security in developing countries
(pp. 44-46)
Meeting highlights how friction triggers molecular-scale changes in adhesive tape, cosmetics, and more
(pp. 47-49)

Career & Employment

Recent uptick in biology hiring could herald jobs for chemists in drug discovery
(pp. 53-56)

Newscripts

Editor's Page

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