August 15, 2011 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.

 
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August 15, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 33
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August 15, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 33
Government mandates have shaped the market but not always for the best
By Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay
(pp. 10-15)
Features
Science & Technology
Two neglected diseases share similar parasites and suffer the same diagnostic and treatment problems (pp. 32-35)
Career & Employment
Drug developers are bolstering their quality management teams in response to a more rigorous regulatory climate (pp. 40-43)
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News of the Week

Direct Routes To Off-Target Effects

Molecular Biology: Techniques pinpoint zinc finger nucleases’ unintended genomic cuts
(p.8)

No Progress On Nitrate Runoff

Water: Flow of pollutant into the Gulf of Mexico is up 9% since 1980
(p.9)

Pfizer Augments Academic Network

Collaboration: San Diego hosts the drugmaker’s latest partnership
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Business

Chemical firms’ second-quarter results show signs that demand is stagnating
(pp. 18-20)
Drug company first-half results were helped by new product launches and emerging-market sales
(pp. 21-23)
Former PerkinElmer unit Excelitas pledges to strengthen its ties to the instrumentation industry
(p.24)
Finance: Observers fear the economic soft patch is looking more like another recession
(p.5)

ACS News

(p.39)
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Government & Policy

Government mandates have shaped the market but not always for the best
(pp. 10-15)
Proposed shift to higher ethanol-blended gasoline draws questions from industry, activist groups, and Congress
(pp. 26-27)
FEDERAL FUNDING: Budget uncertainty forces staff cuts, fiscal review
(p.6)
Congress scrutinizes the merit process for awarding federal research grants
(p.28)
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Science & Technology

Catalysis: Synthetic complex can speed production of H2 by a factor of 10
(p.6)
Materials Science: Sensors’ response to surface tension can also differentiate liquids
(p.7)
The ease of doing computational chemistry has theorists concerned about accuracy
(pp. 36-37)
Two neglected diseases share similar parasites and suffer the same diagnostic and treatment problems
(pp. 32-35)

Career & Employment

Drug developers are bolstering their quality management teams in response to a more rigorous regulatory climate
(pp. 40-43)

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