February 11, 2013 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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February 11, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 6
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February 11, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 6
Suppliers see opportunities in formulation development to grow their businesses by addressing drug delivery challenges
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 10-18)
Features
Business
Chemical firms cook up new recipes, but none will work for all foods and beverages (pp. 24-25)
Science & Technology
Airplane fires refocus attention on rare but serious battery hazards and ways to avoid them (pp. 33-37)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Japan Confronts Industry Decline

Business: Hampered by high costs, chemical firms close plants
(p.5)

National Science Foundation Director Steps Down

Subra Suresh says an offer to lead Carnegie Mellon University prompted his decision
(p.6)

Steven Chu Packs It In

Cabinet: Secretary of Energy announces he will return to academia
(p.6)

Pharma Firms See A Lack Of Needed Skills

Employment: Executives say hiring is stymied by finding people with the right talents
(p.7)

Prized Piperidines, Pronto

Organic Synthesis: Proton-guided route generates densely substituted heterocycles
(p.7)

Boosting U.S. Exports

Free Trade: Pact with European Union would bolster chemical sector competitiveness, says industry report
(p.8)

Protection From Poisonous Gold

Microbiology: Bacteria secrete a peptide to shield against the metal’s toxicity
(p.8)

Bee Study Prompts Action

Environment: European Union proposes two-year ban on neonicotinoid pesticides linked to bee declines
(p.9)

Gut Bacteria Free Hidden Mycotoxins From Food

Health: Current detection methods don’t look for toxin derivatives
(p.9)
 

Departments

Books

Two books take very different approaches to explain the periodic table, with satisfaction to be had from each
(pp. 40-41)
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Science & Technology

Nanofiltration membrane technique separates vegetable oil molecules, opening the way to their broader industrial use
(pp. 37-38)
Airplane fires refocus attention on rare but serious battery hazards and ways to avoid them
(pp. 33-37)

Editor's Page

Letters

Letters(pp. 2-4)