June 7, 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.

 
Copyright © 2010 American Chemical Society
 

June 7, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 23
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June 7, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 23
The spending race is over in pharmaceutical R&D, with companies now focused on doing more with less
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 13-18)
Features
Business
New biotech traits enable fuel and polymer production in crops (pp. 25-28)
Government & Policy
Scientists are being intimidated and harassed because of their research, they tell congress
 (pp. 31-32)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Research Recalibrated

R&D On The Chopping Block
Big pharma's path through the recession is littered with job and program cuts and plant closures
(pp. 14-15)
 

News of the Week

House Passes Science Bill

Legislation: Third time's the charm for the measure to bolster science research, education, and innovation
(p.9)

Bock To Head BASF In 2011

Succession: Finance chief gets nod to lead chemical industry icon
(p.10)

Metabolites Turn On Pathogen's Virulence

Natural Products: Staph produces molecules that help it colonize humans
(p.10)

Catalysis In Crystals

Inorganic Chemistry: Single crystals of iridium complex can exchange ligands and hydrogenate ethylene
(p.11)

Drug Prices

Companies to pull products from Greek market after price cuts
(p.11)

Downsizing Ethylene

Petrochemicals: Two Japanese firms prepare for onslaught of Middle Eastern capacity
(p.12)

FDA Approval Is Not A Shield

Liability: Like brand-name companies, generic drug firms can be sued for not warning about risks
(p.12)
 

Departments

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Business

Executives have sworn off reinvention, instead focusing on what they think the company does best
(pp. 21-23)
New biotech traits enable fuel and polymer production in crops
(pp. 25-28)
Private equity firm forays into high-purity chemicals with former Rohm and Haas CEO Raj Gupta
(p.29)
The spending race is over in pharmaceutical R&D, with companies now focused on doing more with less
(pp. 13-18)
Big pharma's path through the recession is littered with job and program cuts and plant closures
(pp. 14-15)
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Government & Policy

Scientists are being intimidated and harassed because of their research, they tell congress

(pp. 31-32)
Congress, GAO point to consistent flaws in CDC units' environmental health practices
(pp. 33-34)
Environmental group draws attention to risks posed by use of toxic chemicals
(p.35)
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Science & Technology

Materials: Microscopy method reveals positions of catalytic metals anchored inside pores
(p.42)
Definitive solution of the structure of an enzyme in isoprenoid biosynthesis could lead to new antibiotics
(pp. 39-40)
Studies pin down key intermediates in versatile migratory alkene insertion reactions
(p.41)
Insights: Forty years of environmental protection is showing some benefits

(p.43)

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