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July 29, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 30
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July 29, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 30
C&EN’s 2013 survey shows leading chemical firms are pausing after a period of growth
By Alexander H. Tullo
(pp. 13-16)
Features
Government & Policy
Technology from the Baltic country may hold the key to effectively turning shale rock into fuel (pp. 25-27)
ACS News
Indianapolis, Sept. 8–12 (p.45)
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News of the Week

End Of An Era At DuPont

Restructuring: CEO Kullman says older chemical businesses no longer fit with firm’s science strategy
(p.7)

B Family Album

Structural Biology: First structures of class B G protein-coupled receptors may aid drug hunts
(p.8)

Congress Revisits Biofuels Mandate

Energy Policy: Lawmakers could revise Renewable Fuel Standard
(p.8)

Branching Out In Different Ways

Carbohydrate Chemistry: New synthetic strategy leads to asymmetrically branched N-glycans
(p.9)

Neighbors Of Planned Chemical Complex Get Buyout Offer

Shale Gas: Sasol offers to help relocate homeowners near giant project
(p.9)

Chemistry Olympiad Results

Education: China, South Korea, and Taiwan dominate the international competition
(p.10)

Fracking Study Criticized

Environment: Republicans attack EPA study of gas-extraction technique and water safety
(p.10)

Volatile Time For Chemical Makers

Second-quarter earnings: Diverse conditions across sectors and regions led to ups and downs
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Technology from the Baltic country may hold the key to effectively turning shale rock into fuel
(pp. 25-27)

Books

Author insists ‘atomically precise manufacturing’ will transform civilization, but he’s not dealing with reality
(pp. 36-37)