May 2, 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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May 2, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 18
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May 2, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 18
Some cosmetic ingredient makers defend cyclic methylsiloxanes as competitors tout substitutes
By Marc S. Reisch
(pp. 10-13)
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