November 5, 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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November 5, 2012 Issue

Volume 90, Issue 45
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November 5, 2012 Issue, Vol. 90 | Iss. 45
Suffering of unemployed chemists is unlikely to end soon
By Susan J. Ainsworth
(p.43)
Features
Business
Patient advocacy groups use venture capitalists’ tactics to accelerate search for cures (pp. 14-18)
Science & Technology
Improved reagents and data analysis tools extend the method’s reach (pp. 32-35)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: For Hire

Tepid Recovery Curtails Hiring
Weaker than expected economic growth bodes poorly for unemployed chemists
(pp. 45-49)
Barely Hanging On
Unemployed chemists at the middle to late stages of their career are beginning to question their faith in chemistry
(pp. 50-53)
 

News of the Week

Hurricane Sandy Slams East Coast

Disaster: Massive storm brings flooding, power outages but the chemical enterprise escapes largely unscathed
(p.7)

Light Can Drive Ullmann Reaction

Photochemistry: New mechanistic insight into century-old C–N bond formation process
(p.8)

Petitioners Seek To Protect R&D Funding In Europe

Science Funding: Scientists lobby to safeguard financial support for research
(p.8)

Old Tuberculosis Treatment Performs As Prodrug

Antibiotics: Metabolomics sheds new light on mechanism of aminosalicylic acid
(p.9)

Mimicking Atomic Bonding

Materials Science: Sticky patches bestow valency on colloidal particles
(p.10)

Novozymes And Beta Renewables Form Cellulosic Ethanol Partnership

Ethanol: Novozymes joins Beta Renewables in commercial partnership
(p.10)

Deprotonation Disparity

Carbohydrate Chemistry: Two studies disagree on key step in glycosylation mechanism
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

Nigeria-born student builds relationships at annual meeting of black chemists and chemical engineers
(pp. 36-37)
Improved reagents and data analysis tools extend the method’s reach
(pp. 32-35)

Career & Employment

Unemployed chemists at the middle to late stages of their career are beginning to question their faith in chemistry
(pp. 50-53)
Despite the costs, many chemists are relocating to distant locales to secure job opportunities in a still-dismal market
(pp. 54-57)
Suffering of unemployed chemists is unlikely to end soon
(p.43)
Weaker than expected economic growth bodes poorly for unemployed chemists
(pp. 45-49)

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