December 14, 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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December 14, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 50
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December 14, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 50
Advances in DNA sequencing technology are making applications of whole-genome sequencing a reality
By Celia Henry Arnaud
(pp. 13-15)
Features
Business
Against the odds, five ventures are pursuing the biobased chemical across the globe (pp. 23-25)
Government & Policy
Federal agencies try new ways to encourage transformative research, but funding remains scarce (pp. 29-31)
Back Issues
 
DNA Sequencing Forges Ahead
Next-generation technologies lower cost of genome sequencing
(pp. 16-19)
 

News of the Week

Crossroads In Copenhagen

Climate change: first week of talks sets stage for tough work to come
(p.6)

Biorefiners Win Government Funds

Green goal: grants will advance fuels and chemicals from renewable raw materials
(p.8)

Water Treatment

Tata Launches Low-cost Water Filter For Use In Poor Countries
(p.9)

N2 Cleaved, Functionalized

Synthesis: hafnium complex enables reaction with carbon monoxide
(p.10)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Federal agencies try new ways to encourage transformative research, but funding remains scarce
(pp. 29-31)
Unconventional water structure theories generate criticism, but don’t hamper funding
(pp. 32-33)
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Science & Technology

Next-generation technologies lower cost of genome sequencing
(pp. 16-19)
Advances in DNA sequencing technology are making applications of whole-genome sequencing a reality
(pp. 13-15)
More results question molecular link between red wine compound and its antiaging activity
(pp. 36-37)
Technology and Business news for the laboratory world
(p.38)

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