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September 13, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 37
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September 13, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 37
C&EN examines two trends: funding agencies push for assessment of education projects, and chemistry professors maintain multiple research groups and labs worldwide
By A. Maureen Rouhi
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Features
Government & Policy
Corn-kernel-based ethanol hits the fast lane, but cellulosic ethanol is still stuck in first gear (pp. 20-23)
Science & Technology
With new fuel formulations, reactors could extract more energy, reduce hazardous waste (pp. 29-31)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Pedagogy That Works

Measuring Success
Funding agencies are pushing for more data to prove that investing in chemical education innovation is paying off
(pp. 48-52)
An Office Across The Ocean
Seizing unique opportunities, u.s. professors set up shop abroad
(pp. 53-54)
 

News of the Week

Ion-Initiated Cross-Talk

Supramolecular Chemistry: Electron transfer in complex begins with ionic interactions
(p.5)

Appeals Court Lifts Stem Cell Injunction

Ruling: Federal funding can resume for now
(p.6)

Court Clears Thai Projects

Petrochemicals: Construction activity will resume at Map Ta Phut
(p.6)

Melanoma Drug's Structure Revealed

Drug Development: Promising skin cancer therapy targets a rogue kinase
(p.7)

A Bleak View For Curbing CO2

Environment: Breaking the world’s fossil-fuel addiction will be difficult at best, study suggests
(p.8)

Obama Backs R&D Tax Credit

Economy: Plan would increase and make permanent a research tax break
(p.8)

Bristol-Myers To Buy Zymogenetics

Pharmaceuticals: Purchase adds to drugmaker’s virology portfolio
(p.9)

Reducing Carbon From Coal

Greenhouse Gases: German partners seek to mitigate CO2 emissions
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Corn-kernel-based ethanol hits the fast lane, but cellulosic ethanol is still stuck in first gear
(pp. 20-23)
Drugmakers say patent settlements create savings for health care system
(pp. 24-25)

Education

Funding agencies are pushing for more data to prove that investing in chemical education innovation is paying off
(pp. 48-52)
Seizing unique opportunities, u.s. professors set up shop abroad
(pp. 53-54)
C&EN examines two trends: funding agencies push for assessment of education projects, and chemistry professors maintain multiple research groups and labs worldwide
(p.47)
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Science & Technology

International: Nobel Laureates suspect sinister motives in absence of Israeli scientists; many others disagree
(p.38)
Structural Biology: Switchable fluorescence technique measures multiple distances in single molecules
(p.27)
With new fuel formulations, reactors could extract more energy, reduce hazardous waste
(pp. 29-31)
ACS Meeeting News: Amino acid substitutions boost natural peptides’ germ-killing abilities and reduce side effects
(pp. 36-37)
ACS Meeting News: Chemists pay tribute to a respected editor and look to the future of the field
(pp. 33-35)

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