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July 23, 2012 Issue

Volume 90, Issue 30
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July 23, 2012 Issue, Vol. 90 | Iss. 30
Companion diagnostics matching patients with drugs are becoming mainstream
By Celia Henry Arnaud
(pp. 10-13)
Features
Business
Chemists who lost their jobs after the closure of Pfizer’s Sandwich site are creating their own companies (pp. 16-18)
Government & Policy
Opponents contend that revised building rating system would target chemicals in construction materials (pp. 26-27)
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News of the Week

Peter J. Stang Named Priestley Medalist

ACS Awards: Supramolecular chemistry pioneer is also recognized for leading ACS journals
(p.5)

Instrumentation Companies Continue Push Into Clinical Diagnostics

Instrumentation: Thermo Fisher, Life Technologies acquire clinical diagnostics firms
(p.6)

Unemployment Data For Chemists Improve Slightly

ACS News: Unemployment rate of 4.2% for ACS members in 2012 is down from 4.6% level in 2011
(p.6)

Flame Retardants In Furniture Foam Are Not Effective, CPSC And UL Officials Tell Senate Subcommittee

Safety groups say the chemical mixtures offer little protection
(p.7)

Human Genome Sciences Accepts Offer From GSK

Bid was raised to $3.6 billion after initial rejection
(p.7)

How Nanosilver Zaps Germs

Antimicrobials: Ions, not nanoparticles, are the killers
(p.8)

Slate Set For American Chemical Society's Fall Election Ballot

Candidates for president-elect and directors are named
(p.8)

Europe Opens Up

EC and U.K. release open-access policies one day apart and encourage the rest of Europe to follow suit
(p.9)

Nanohoops Scaled Up 100-fold

Organic Chemistry: Grams of benzene-based rings could aid synthesis of conductive nanowires
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Opponents contend that revised building rating system would target chemicals in construction materials
(pp. 26-27)
CSB discusses Bayer CropScience accident in call for safer practices
(p.28)

Books

A personal perspective from a half-century career of research in the noble gases
(pp. 34-35)
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Science & Technology

Fundamental studies and coating strategies help avoid detrimental buildup
(pp. 31-32)
The first woman in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s presidential post compares diversity in science in the U.S. and U.K.
(p.33)
Companion diagnostics matching patients with drugs are becoming mainstream
(pp. 10-13)
Antimicrobials: Ions, not nanoparticles, are the killers
Organic Chemistry: Grams of benzene-based rings could aid synthesis of conductive nanowires

Career & Employment

Chemists are discovering engaging jobs that allow them to influence patient health
(pp. 41-43)

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