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April 29, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 17
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April 29, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 17
Companies in C&EN’s ranking try to boost their sales of analytical and lab instruments at a time when spending is constrained
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 10-13)
Features
Business
The German university is building one of Europe’s largest science campuses with the help of industrial partners (pp. 16-19)
Business
Chemical industry keeps growing in island state despite high costs and cheaper feedstock in U.S. (pp. 20-21)
Science & Technology
ACS Meeting News: Lipids may not be arranged the way scientists thought, imaging mass spec data suggest (pp. 29-30)
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News of the Week

Texas Explosion Facts Emerge

Investigation: Ammonium nitrate, lack of regulatory oversight are likely causes of West, Texas, tragedy
(p.5)

Drug Firms Face Value Questions

Biotechnology: Attendees at BIO convention confront new standards for patient outcomes
(p.6)

Bisphenol A Delisted In California

Litigation: A state court orders BPA to be removed from list of reproductive toxicants
(p.7)

Earnings Beat Expectations

First quarter: Chemical firms worked around weak demand with attention to portfolios and prices
(p.7)

ACS Honors Public Service

ACS News: Society recognizes public servants who have supported science and technology innovation
(p.8)

Viruses Migrate From Sewers To Drinking-Water Wells

Environment: Disease-causing pathogens penetrate deep, protected aquifers in a matter of weeks
(p.8)
 

Departments

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Business

Chemical industry keeps growing in island state despite high costs and cheaper feedstock in U.S.
(pp. 20-21)
The German university is building one of Europe’s largest science campuses with the help of industrial partners
(pp. 16-19)
Companies in C&EN’s ranking try to boost their sales of analytical and lab instruments at a time when spending is constrained
(pp. 10-13)
Information technology executives confront tension in wiring the pharmaceutical lab
(p.22)
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Government & Policy

Chemical companies, railroads clash over pricing practices
(pp. 24-25)
Award: President Obama bestows honor on high school chemistry teacher Jeff Charbonneau at a White House ceremony
If confirmed by Senate, academic physicist to become 13th secretary
(pp. 26-27)
Award: Jeff Charbonneau is named National Teacher of the Year
(p.6)
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Science & Technology

Varied structure may have allowed RNA to replicate without proteins’ help
(p.31)
ACS Meeting News: Lipids may not be arranged the way scientists thought, imaging mass spec data suggest
(pp. 29-30)

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