January 31, 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.

 
Copyright © 2011 American Chemical Society
 

January 31, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 5
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January 31, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 5
Slowly recovering in 2010, contract manufacturers envision a path toward growth by responding to marketplace shifts
By Ann M. Thayer
(p.13)
Features
Science & Technology
Is chemistry facing a glut of Ph.D.s? (pp. 46-52)
ACS News
Anaheim, Calif., March 27–31 (p.75)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: Custom Chemicals

Fulfilling Capacity
Despite industry-wide consolidation, pharmaceutical companies continue to offer contract manufacturing
(pp. 21-26)
 

News of the Week

Betting On Innovation, Education

State Of The Union: Obama lays out how U.S. should adapt to a changed world
(p.7)

International Year Of Chemistry Launches

Opening Ceremony: Paris hosts chemistry delegates from around the world
(p.8)

Pharma Firms Clinch Deals In Oncology

Acquisitions: Purchases add to Amgen's product pipeline and expand diagnostics at Novartis
(p.8)

Year Ends On High Note

Fourth Quarter: Chemical industry reports strong 2010 sales and earnings powered by economic recovery
(p.9)

Catalyst Makes A Novel Switch

Catalysis: Small-molecule iron complex has mixed activity that was exclusive to nature
(p.10)

EPA Ordered To Issue Boiler Rules

Air Pollution: Federal court rejects agency's plea for more time, sets February deadline
(p.10)

Parallel Printing At The Nanoscale

Lithography: Simplified patterning method reproducibly yields thousands of copies
(p.11)

Cleaning Up

Chemical companies face challenges in repairing legacy chemical sites
(pp. 34-36)
 

Departments

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Business

Roche’s exit cast a pall, but others claim progress in developing RNAi-based drugs
(pp. 30-33)
Despite industry-wide consolidation, pharmaceutical companies continue to offer contract manufacturing
(pp. 21-26)
Slowly recovering in 2010, contract manufacturers envision a path toward growth by responding to marketplace shifts
(p.13)
Biobased Materials: Thailand's PTT Chemical puts down $60 million on Myriant's bio-based succinic acid venture
(p.28)
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Government & Policy

Agency weighs safety concerns related to mercury exposure
(pp. 40-41)
EPA adopts new numbers to estimate risks from Dioxins, Furans, and PCBs
(pp. 42-43)

Books

The art and logic of chemical synthesis as presented by a master practitioner
(p.56)