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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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March 22, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 12
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March 22, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 12
A love of chemistry has taken Richard Zare in many directions throughout his long career
By Celia Henry Arnaud
(pp. 14-18)
Features
Business
Political instability stops construction at chemical plants worth billions of dollars (pp. 26-28)
Government & Policy
Industry, Administration are at odds over mandate for safer technology (pp. 35-37)
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News of the Week

More Fines For UCLA

Lab Safety: California agency again faults university for lack of training, lax safety practices
(p.9)

Adjusting To Climate Change

Report: U.S. government should integrate adaptation into its operations
(p.10)

Gold Dust Extends Raman's Reach

Spectroscopy: Nanoparticles open scattering technique to new applications
(p.10)

CF Finally Wins Terra

Fertilizers: Agreement winds down a pair of yearlong merger sagas
(p.11)

Jean Fréchet Heads To Saudi Arabia

Appointments: UC Berkeley chemistry professor will shape development of King Abdullah University of Science & Technology
(p.11)

Indian Firms Expand Abroad

Specialties: India's chemical makers snap up Western assets
(p.12)

New Function For tRNA

Cell Biology: Transfer RNA keeps apoptosis in check
(p.12)

Maximizing Codeine

Plant Biochemistry: Researchers identify enzymes that convert codeine to morphine in poppy plants
(p.13)

Tariff Cuts Jeopardized

Congress: Republican action on earmarks may kill effort to eliminate chemical import duties
(p.13)
 

Departments

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Business

Political instability stops construction at chemical plants worth billions of dollars
(pp. 26-28)
New CEO turns attention to emerging economies for firm's specialties businesses
(pp. 30-31)
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Government & Policy

Industry, Administration are at odds over mandate for safer technology
(pp. 35-37)
National conference shows big interest in small Energy Department R&D program
(pp. 38-39)
Chemical companies' views differ on how Congress should change TSCA, the law that governs them
(pp. 40-41)

Books

Book details the science—and the politics—of global climate change
(pp. 49-50)
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Science & Technology

Green Chemistry: Using CO2 as a reversible trigger, novel solvent systems aim to facilitate greener reactions and product separations
(p.45)
A love of chemistry has taken Richard Zare in many directions throughout his long career
(pp. 14-18)
Another fungal toxin associated with grains is present in wines worldwide
(p.44)
Researchers combine education and outdoor adventure to help combat plastic pollution
(p.45)
In condiments, horseradish stands in for the real thing
(p.48)

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