April 23, 2012 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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April 23, 2012 Issue

Volume 90, Issue 17
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April 23, 2012 Issue, Vol. 90 | Iss. 17
Novice status notwithstanding, mass spectrometry answers questions that other methods can’t
By Celia Henry Arnaud
(pp. 11-15)
Features
Government & Policy
Coalition asks EPA to use Clean Air Act to push inherently safer technologies (pp. 27-29)
Science & Technology
ACS Meeting News: Stable carbenes and their analogs have rich potential for applications beyond catalysis (pp. 34-36)
Back Issues
 
Easing The Toil Of Hydrogen Exchange
Experiments to probe protein behavior get significant assist from instrument maker
(pp. 16-17)
 

News of the Week

Synthetic Genetics

Artificial Genes: Mimics of nucleic acids are capable of information storage, heredity, and evolution
(p.5)

Common Antibiotic Mechanism Shown

Microbiology: Antibiotics kill bacteria by oxidizing guanine nucleotides
(p.6)

Nylon Shortage Threatens Automakers

Supply Chain: A plant fire in Germany could slow car production in Detroit
(p.6)

EPA Issues Fracking Rules

Air Pollution: Regulation puts off tough air emissions controls until 2015
(p.7)

Sequestering Key Plant Hormone

Molecular Biology: Family of protein transporters controls auxin levels in plant cells
(p.8)

Solar Firms Scale Back

Manufacturing: First Solar, SunPower cut production
(p.8)

Electrodes By Solution Processing

Electronics: Polymer coating simplifies organic thin-film technology
(p.9)
 

Departments

Government & Policy

Federal agencies scientific integrity policies vary; implementation will be key
(pp. 30-31)
Coalition asks EPA to use Clean Air Act to push inherently safer technologies
(pp. 27-29)
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Science & Technology

ACS Meeting News: How investigators discovered and destroyed an explosives-filled home
(pp. 38-39)
ACS Meeting News: Stable carbenes and their analogs have rich potential for applications beyond catalysis
(pp. 34-36)
Novice status notwithstanding, mass spectrometry answers questions that other methods can’t
(pp. 11-15)
Ammonia’s the player in this beleaguered meat product
(p.40)
Experiments to probe protein behavior get significant assist from instrument maker
(pp. 16-17)

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