December 21, 2009 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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December 21, 2009 Issue

Volume 87, Issue 51
December 21, 2009 Issue, Vol. 87 | Iss. 51
Believers, deniers, and doubters view the scientific forecast from different angles
By Stephen K. Ritter
(pp. 11-21)
Although one of the worst years in memory for the chemical industry, 2009 had a few bright spots (pp. 24-29)
Science & Technology
 (pp. 35-39)
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Author outlines the pitfalls of doing business with chinese manufacturers
(pp. 41-42)