November 14, 2011 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
 
 

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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November 14, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 46
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November 14, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 46
Researchers take a step toward bringing three-dimensional printers to the masses by developing new materials compatible with the object-building technology
By Lauren K. Wolf
(pp. 10-14)
Features
Business
On its return to Germany, the annual CPhI exhibition buzzed with concerns over yet another economic crisis (pp. 18-21)
Science & Technology
Chemistry research spending grew 6.6% in 2009, compared with 5.8% growth for science and engineering  (pp. 36-40)
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News of the Week

Iron Complex Turns Nitrogen And Hydrogen Into Ammonia

Reaction emulates industrially important Haber-Bosch process
(p.5)

Drug Approvals Are Up In 2011

Pharmaceuticals: FDA approved 35 new medicines, the second-highest total in a decade
(p.6)

Obama Rejects House Subpoena

Energy Loan: White House, Republicans continue to spar over Solyndra bankruptcy
(p.6)

A Nanocar With Four-Wheel Drive

Molecular Machines: Motor-driven molecule paddles its way across a copper surface
(p.7)

Lilly’s Latest Partner

Albany Molecular Research Inc. will hire 40 chemists to aid drugmaker's discovery efforts
(p.7)

Celanese’s Leader To Step Down

Executive Change: Albemarle Chairman Mark Rohr will take the reins at Celanese in 2012
(p.8)

How Sickle Cell Mutation Mutes Malaria

Imaging: Closeup of cellular machinery reveals that the genetic anomaly prevents parasite from building its transport network
(p.8)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Nation is better prepared for bioattack, but budget cuts hamper readiness
(pp. 30-31)
Records requests raise questions about public university researchers’ right to private exchanges
(pp. 32-33)

Books

An attempt to pin down the many subtle concepts that have led to today’s understanding
(pp. 42-43)
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Science & Technology

Drug developers need to pay more attention to circadian rhythms, says GSK scientist
(p.41)
Researchers take a step toward bringing three-dimensional printers to the masses by developing new materials compatible with the object-building technology
(pp. 10-14)
Chemistry research spending grew 6.6% in 2009, compared with 5.8% growth for science and engineering
(pp. 36-40)

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