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June 3, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 22
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June 3, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 22
Components of the giant oil spill went different places with ecological consequences in the Gulf of Mexico
By Jyllian Kemsley
(pp. 12-17)
Features
Government & Policy
Supreme Court considers limits on patients’ ability to file liability claims against generics manufacturers (pp. 28-29)
Science & Technology
Recent studies find unsettling levels of cadmium and other metals in lipstick and children’s jewelry (pp. 32-33)
Back Issues
 
C&EN Talks With Ronald Tjeerdema
Dispersants are a necessary tool for oil-spill response, the aquatic toxicologist says, and toxicity studies must be done with care
(p.19)
Restoring The Gulf With Oil Money
Penalties from the Deepwater Horizon disaster may remedy decades of ecological damage
(pp. 20-21)
 

News of the Week

Reaction Snapshots

Microscopy: AFM shows surprising details of molecules and reaction products
(p.7)

Global Plan For Open Access, Research Integrity

Research: Public funding agencies from around the world endorse common principles
(p.8)

Valeant To Buy Bausch & Lomb

Specialty Pharma: $8.7 billion eye care acquisition continues consolidation trend
(p.8)

Europe’s Energy Costs

Citing diminished competitiveness, chemical industry begins a push to explore shale gas in the EU
(p.9)

The Power Of Two

Organic Synthesis: Dual catalysis creates stereochemical complexity
(p.9)

Big Prize For Small Dots

Awards: Columbia University’s Louis Brus wins Welch Award for developing nanodots and other nanomaterials
(p.10)

Young Scientists Awards Expand

Honors: Blavatnik Awards program to support young science faculty members goes national
(p.10)

Carbene For Gold Surfaces

Surface Chemistry: Carbenes on gold could lead to new family of functional materials
(p.11)

Outcry Over Patent Office Cuts

Stakeholders protest budget sequesters they say will cripple the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Supreme Court considers limits on patients’ ability to file liability claims against generics manufacturers
(pp. 28-29)
Penalties from the Deepwater Horizon disaster may remedy decades of ecological damage
(pp. 20-21)

Books

Physicists and other scientists apply mathematical models to financial markets, with mixed results
(pp. 36-37)

Education

At UC Berkeley, an undergraduate-led course on the chemistry of nutrition builds communication skills through science writing
(p.35)
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Science & Technology

Dispersants are a necessary tool for oil-spill response, the aquatic toxicologist says, and toxicity studies must be done with care
(p.19)
Components of the giant oil spill went different places with ecological consequences in the Gulf of Mexico
(pp. 12-17)
Recent studies find unsettling levels of cadmium and other metals in lipstick and children’s jewelry
(pp. 32-33)

Career & Employment

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