February 13, 2012 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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February 13, 2012 Issue

Volume 90, Issue 7
February 13, 2012 Issue, Vol. 90 | Iss. 7
Drug firms engage in nontraditional research partnerships in a bid to get closer to the patient
By Rick Mullin
(pp. 12-19)
Government & Policy
Scientific advances have increased the risk of a biological terror attack (pp. 30-32)
Science & Technology
Multi-isotope imaging mass spectrometry answers biological questions (pp. 39-40)
Back Issues

Cover Story: Odd Couplings

License-Based Collaboration Advances As An Alternative To Acquisition
(pp. 18-19)

News of the Week

Stealing Trade Secrets

Technology Theft: Chinese-owned firm, former DuPont employees indicted

Indorama Expands U.S. Footprint

Plastics: Purchase of Old World Industries’ ethylene glycol plant brings a needed raw material

Materials Scientist Charged With Fraud

Prosecution: Former Penn State researcher is accused of misusing $3 million in federal grants

Metals’ Role In Odor Sensing

Neuroscience: Some mouse olfaction receptors need the help of copper, study shows

Rockwood Expands Lithium Carbonate

Project is intended to meet rising demand for lithium-ion batteries

GSK Assesses Its R&D Strategy

Pharmaceuticals: More molecules enter late-stage pipeline under biotech-like approach to research

Molecular Mimic of Solid Catalyst

Metal-organics: Synthetic compound possesses key yet uncommon nanoparticle feature

Obama Hosts Science Fair

Finalists: Student projects show value of investing in science education



Government & Policy

Scientific organizations examine their research collaborations with indigenous groups
(pp. 35-36)
Scientific advances have increased the risk of a biological terror attack
(pp. 30-32)
Expert panel urges U.S. to begin again the search for a radioactive waste site
(pp. 33-34)