May 24, 2010 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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May 24, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 21
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May 24, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 21
Laboratory information management system software for small users makes maximum use of the internet
By Rick Mullin
(pp. 12-16)
Features
Science & Technology
Use of NMR to study nuclear materials and the chemistry of f-block elements grows (pp. 34-35)
Science & Technology
Multiple initiatives aim to unambiguously identify individual scientists so they're credited for their work (pp. 36-37)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Dendrimersomes Debut

Supramolecular Chemistry: Self-assembled dendrimer-based structures could deliver drugs, other substances
(p.7)

Dispersed Oil Raises Concerns

Spill Cleanup: EPA backs subsurface use of dispersants, but questions remain
(p.8)

New Start For Pd(III) Chemistry

Organometallic Chemistry: Complex with a carbon-Pd(III) bond makes C–C bonds
(p.9)

Pfizer Reveals Plant Closures

Downsizing: Five-year plan will eliminate 6,000 jobs worldwide
(p.9)

Firms Advance Flow Chemistry

Technology: Companies see business opportunity in continuous processes
(p.10)

Synthetic Biology Takes A Step Forward

Genetic Engineering: Team grows bacterial DNA in yeast, transplants it to host cell, which then replicates
(p.10)

Reviving The Malaria Fight

Open Innovation: Companies, consortium publicly disclose scores of potential antimalarial leads
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Asilomar conference raises issues for governance of tests and deployment of climate-controlling technologies
(pp. 26-27)
Legislation is delayed as Congress sorts out details and addresses other domestic priorities
(pp. 29-30)

Books

Twelve-volume collection summarizes the breadth of research on chemistry that is more sustainable
(p.40)
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Science & Technology

Laboratory information management system software for small users makes maximum use of the internet
(pp. 12-16)
Use of NMR to study nuclear materials and the chemistry of f-block elements grows
(pp. 34-35)
Multiple initiatives aim to unambiguously identify individual scientists so they're credited for their work
(pp. 36-37)
Nobel laureate and president-elect of an international scientific organization, lee hopes to promote sustainability
(p.38)

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