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C&EN congratulates Dan Fagin on winning the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction for “Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation” (Bantam Books). C&EN’s Rudy Baum reviewed “Toms River” last May.

 
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July 18, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 29
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July 18, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 29
After the oil spill, analytical protocols to assess contaminants in seafood found few problems, but the public and some scientists are not reassured
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 12-16)
Features
Science & Technology
High Explosives Applications Facility researchers tackle science for national security (pp. 32-34)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Testing Gulf Seafood

Instrumentation
Firms Help Meet Demand For Equipment
(pp. 12-16)
 

News of the Week

A Cascade Of Natural Products

Total Synthesis: Organocatalyzed domino reactions speed assembly of multiple natural products
(p.7)

A New Push Against HIV

Partnering: Merck, Sangamo, and NIH will join universities to combat HIV drug resistance
(p.8)

Printing Single-Crystal Films

Electronics: Ink-jet method makes ordered semiconducting layers
(p.8)

Lonza To Buy Arch Chemicals

Specialties: Acquisition will make the Swiss company a leader in the microbial control market
(p.9)

Better Hazard Information

Transparency: EPA chemical assessments to become more concise, describe scientific decisions
(p.10)

Spotlight On Nuclear Power

Review: U.S. nuclear plants need stronger safeguards for catastrophic events, panel says
(p.10)

Silver Solos In Lemon Circuit

Materials Chemistry: Electrochemical cell based on same-metal electrodes is a first
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Business

From personal care to fish food, algae firms look for ways to make profits quickly
(pp. 19-20)
Advances in biotechnology enable a new generation of plant-derived ingredients
(pp. 21-22)
Decades after the National Cancer Act, scientists are turning to information-rich, early-stage studies to advance oncology
(p.23)
After the oil spill, analytical protocols to assess contaminants in seafood found few problems, but the public and some scientists are not reassured
(pp. 12-16)

Books

With a stiff dose of realism, book explores the complexity and enormity of globalenergy challenges
(pp. 35-36)
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Science & Technology

Chemistry of polymer-based creations presents unique problems for conservators
(pp. 29-31)
High Explosives Applications Facility researchers tackle science for national security
(pp. 32-34)

Editor's Page

Letters

Letters(pp. 4-5)