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July 26, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 30
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July 26, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 30
Sales tumble as C&EN’s ranking shows the full force of the recession
By Alexander H. Tullo
(pp. 13-16)
Features
Government & Policy
Record number of ongoing accident investigations plus BP rig explosion means busy time ahead for CSB (pp. 26-28)
Science & Technology
Technologies to reel in greenhouse gas emissions abound, but can’t move forward without policy actions (pp. 36-38)
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News of the Week

Metalloproteins' Ranks Swell

Bioinorganic Chemistry: Metal-containing proteins more diverse than thought
(p.7)

Fullerenes Found In Space

Astrochemistry: Astronomers detect C60 and C70 in dying star
(p.8)

Sugar Derivative Solidifies Oil

Materials Chemistry: Gelation process could turn spilled oil into skimmable fat for easy cleanup
(p.8)

Cool Roofs

Government: Energy Secretary Mounts New Efficiency Program For Federal Buildings
(p.9)

Scientist Held For Trade Secret Theft

Intellectual Property: The FBI arrests former Dow employee
(p.9)

Display Demand Spurs Investment

Electronic Materials: Japan’s Fujifilm and Kuraray expand LCD film capacity
(p.10)

Dow Takes The Olympic Podium

Branding: Company says Olympic sponsorship is good for its business and its image
(p.10)

Fresh Air For Avandia

Drug Discovery: New diabetes drug insights may revive research efforts
(p.11)

South Korea's Honam Makes Malaysian Buy

Purchase of Titan Chemicals is Korean firm's first big foreign move
(p.11)

Graphite Oxide's Flammability Explained

A common contaminant in graphite oxide renders the material highly flammable
(p.35)
 

Departments

Government & Policy

Administration wants congress to extend antiterrorism standards for chemical plants
(pp. 30-31)
Controversy over hidden risks of diabetes drug prompts calls for government action
(p.32)
Record number of ongoing accident investigations plus BP rig explosion means busy time ahead for CSB
(pp. 26-28)
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Science & Technology

Water Pollution: New model suggests larger cuts in nitrogen pollution needed to shrink the Gulf's dead zone
(p.34)
Chemistry and Art: Da Vinci achieved his amazing shadowing by using many strokes of pigmented glaze
(p.42)
Technologies to reel in greenhouse gas emissions abound, but can’t move forward without policy actions
(pp. 36-38)
Scientists engineer an orally active conotoxin
(pp. 39-40)
An impurity makes gold-mediated couplings both beautiful and complicated
(p.41)