May 21, 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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May 21, 2012 Issue

Volume 90, Issue 21
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May 21, 2012 Issue, Vol. 90 | Iss. 21
Catalytic converters continue to advance as regulations further limit emissions of NOx and other pollutants
By Mitch Jacoby
(pp. 10-16)
Features
Government & Policy
Summit in Rio de Janeiro will set the course for international efforts on sustainable development for years to come (pp. 25-28)
Science & Technology
The wrong isomer has been sold under the name of the cancer-fighting compound (pp. 34-35)
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News of the Week

Promoting Safer Manufacturing

Chemicals: National Research Council urges adoption of inherently safer process assessments
(p.5)

Faults Found In India’s Drug Agency

Pharmaceuticals: Parliamentary committee identifies weaknesses and seeks change of focus, better support
(p.6)

Maintaining Merit Review

Policy: International science summit highlights importance of merit review
(p.6)

Frustrated Lewis Pair Starts A New Radical Family

Metal-Free Reactions: Unquenched acid-base complex captures NO to form versatile nitroxide radicals
(p.7)

Biofuels Bloom In The South

Construction: Firms report progress on projects in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Florida
(p.8)

Identifying Botulism Toxins

Public Health: In-gel enzymatic digestions and mass spectrometry refine identification
(p.8)

Budget Battle 2013 Begins

Appropriations: Science fares well in House-passed bill
(p.9)

Plutonium Analysis Advances

Spectroscopy: Study of nuclear waste, fuels enabled by observation of NMR signal
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Legislation clears congressional committees with strong bipartisan support
(pp. 30-31)
Summit in Rio de Janeiro will set the course for international efforts on sustainable development for years to come
(pp. 25-28)
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Science & Technology

The wrong isomer has been sold under the name of the cancer-fighting compound
(pp. 34-35)
Raman signatures of gunshot residue differentiate ammunition type and caliber
(pp. 36-37)
Catalytic converters continue to advance as regulations further limit emissions of NOx and other pollutants
(pp. 10-16)

Career & Employment

Chemistry faculty at HBCUs adapt to a new normal
(pp. 41-43)