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April 4, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 14
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April 4, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 14
At Pittcon 2011 attendance improves, as does the instrument industry business climate
By Stu Borman
(pp. 37-40)
Features
Government & Policy
Japanese nuclear power plant crisis sparks examination of U.S. reactors (pp. 27-28)
Science & Technology
Artifact-staining dye structures revealed, but case far from closed (pp. 32-33)
Back Issues
 
Analyze This
Mass Spec And Spot Analysis Highlighted At C&EN Pittcon Luncheon
(p.40)
Carbon-Based Microdevices
Materials from the semiconductor industry allow scientists to ‘machine’ carbon
(pp. 41-42)
 

News of the Week

Chemists Gather In The Golden State

ACS Meeting News: Natural resources chemistry was Anaheim meeting theme
(p.9)

Polymer Synthesis On Command

ACS Meeting News: Applied voltage modulates polymerization with precise control
(p.10)

Probing Cancer Drug Resistance

ACS Meeting News: Atomic force microscopy could yield new insights from observed changes in treated cancer cells
(p.10)

A New Twist on Aqua Regia

ACS Meeting News: Powerful organic-based systems dissolve noble metals under mild conditions
(p.11)

New Center Will Promote Lab Safety

Academe: University of California, Los Angeles, effort will study effectiveness of lab safety programs
(p.11)

Obama’s Energy Plan

Administration: President vows to cut oil imports, fight for sustained energy R&D spending
(p.12)

Petrochemicals’ U.S. Growth Spurt

Investment: Two large projects are considered to take advantage of cheap natural gas
(p.12)

Prudent Practices Updated

ACS Meeting News: Manual for safe handling, storage, and disposal of chemicals receives a makeover
(p.13)

Single-Molecule Potentiometers

ACS Meeting News: As electrode moves along molecular wire, conductance of single-molecule device changes
(p.13)

Japan's Industry Stands Strong

Natural Disaster: Many firms resume operations as buyers make supply chain adjustments
(p.14)

Japanese Reactor Saga Continues

Nuclear Power: Japanese engineers fight to regain control; Congress reviews U.S. nuclear plant practices
(p.14)
 

Departments

Government & Policy

Department of Commerce program tries to facilitate getting innovations to the marketplace
(p.29)
Globalchem examines EPA move to make public more data that companies claim as confidential
(pp. 24-26)
Japanese nuclear power plant crisis sparks examination of U.S. reactors
(pp. 27-28)

Education

Dow Chemical teams with MIT and Texas A&M to set up science education programs
(p.47)

Science & Technology

Mass Spec And Spot Analysis Highlighted At C&EN Pittcon Luncheon
(p.40)
Materials from the semiconductor industry allow scientists to ‘machine’ carbon
(pp. 41-42)
Artifact-staining dye structures revealed, but case far from closed
(pp. 32-33)
As regulators consider tightening limits on Cr (VI) in drinking water, analysis and treatment technology may limit how low they can go
(pp. 34-35)
ACS Meeting News: Rare complexes could provide new leads for gold-mediated chemical processes
(p.37)
ACS Meeting News: Two compounds eliminate bitter aftertaste
(p.36)
ACS Meeting News: Two-component strategy translates trace analytes into a colored readout
(p.37)
ACS Meeting News: Chemists aim to create waterproof coatings that protect retinal implants without causing scarring
(p.36)
ACS Meeting News: Heavy metals promote the spread of antibiotic resistance in treatment plant microbes
(p.36)

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