February 25, 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 25, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 8
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February 25, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 8
Scientists use the molecular makeup of million-dollar masterpieces and family snapshots to conserve and authenticate them
By Sarah Everts
(pp. 9-14)
Features
Business
Drugmakers scramble for marketable data on the real-world results of therapies (pp. 17-19)
Science & Technology
With the Twitter hashtag #RealTimeChem, chemists worldwide incubate ideas, share snaps (pp. 30-31)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Spending Cuts Set To Kick In

Budget: Federal agencies describe the grim reality they may face on March 1
(pp. 4-5)

Peptide Fools Immune System Into Allowing Nanoparticles To Stick Around

Drug Delivery: ‘Don’t eat me’ signal allows nanoparticles to evade detection
(p.5)

Supreme Court Skeptical Of Patent Challenge

Biotech: Justices seem receptive to protecting company’s GM seeds
(p.5)

MIT Probe Finds Former Postdoc Falsified Images

Misconduct: Cell paper about imaging nerve connections retracted; new study addresses issues
(p.6)

Strong Open Access Bill Introduced In Congress

Publishing: House, Senate measure goes further than past efforts to broaden access to results of taxpayer-funded work
(p.6)

Informex Attendees Report Strong Business

Fine Chemicals: Fine and custom chemical firms buoyed by return of business from Asia
(p.7)

Neuraminidase Inhibitors May Work When Tamiflu Doesn't

Drug Discovery: Agents block flu by a covalent mechanism, which could help prevent virus from becoming resistant
(p.7)

European Producers’ 2012 Earnings Stifled By Ongoing Economic Recession

Chemical Earnings: Full-year results are lackluster with no economic pickup in sight
(p.8)

Russian Meteor Was A Chondrite

Astrochemistry: Russian scientists report first analysis of meteorites that landed near Lake Chebarkul
(p.8)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

Researchers stay on a hot streak creating simpler and more efficient reactions for making drugs and pesticides
(pp. 32-33)
Study shows classic mechanism impeded by presence of just three water molecules
(pp. 34-35)
With the Twitter hashtag #RealTimeChem, chemists worldwide incubate ideas, share snaps
(pp. 30-31)
Scientists use the molecular makeup of million-dollar masterpieces and family snapshots to conserve and authenticate them
(pp. 9-14)

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Letters

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