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June 14, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 24
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June 14, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 24
Environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico Reveals U.S.'s inability to plan for, control, and clean up oil spills in deep waters
By Jeff Johnson And Michael Torrice
(pp. 15-24)
Features
Science & Technology
Ultra-high-pressure liquid chromatography improves separations and cuts run times by as much as 90% (pp. 40-44)
Career & Employment
Foreign-born chemists have rich life histories to share, they’re just waiting for someone to ask (pp. 49-52)
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Government & Policy

Environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico Reveals U.S.'s inability to plan for, control, and clean up oil spills in deep waters
(pp. 15-24)
EPA aims to disclose now-redacted chemical names in industry-supplied health, safety studies
(pp. 36-37)

Books

Case studies provide the framework for examining the ultimate sin in science
(pp. 45-46)
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Science & Technology

Water Pollutants: Sewage treatment plants that serve drugmakers release pharmaceuticals at high concentrations
(p.39)
Ultra-high-pressure liquid chromatography improves separations and cuts run times by as much as 90%
(pp. 40-44)

Career & Employment

Foreign-born chemists have rich life histories to share, they’re just waiting for someone to ask
(pp. 49-52)

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