April 22, 2013 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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April 22, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 16
April 22, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 16
By Carmen Drahl
(pp. 13-17)
Government & Policy
 (pp. 25-34)
ACS News
Unemployment dropped slightly in 2012—but so did salaries for those who found jobs, ACS survey shows (pp. 47-50)
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