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March 10, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 10
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March 10, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 10
Proponents say requiring IST would prevent deadly refinery, chemical plant accidents; industry says it’s already in use and working
By Glenn Hess
(pp. 11-16)
Features
Government & Policy
‘Science & Engineering Indicators’ contains data from many areas, including education (p.29)
Science & Technology
Rising popularity of electronic cigarettes prompts debate over health impacts for users and the public (pp. 32-33)
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News of the Week

President Sets R&D Priorities

Budget: Fiscal 2015 funding request focuses increases on manufacturing, energy, and education
(p.5)

Europe Probes Major Mergers

Regulation: Deals involving vinyl and pigments are being investigated for possibly impeding competition
(p.6)

Inspector General’s Report Labels Annie Dookhan 'Sole Bad Actor' In Massachusetts Crime Lab Scandal

Probe finds major management problems and lack of forensic chemistry training
(p.6)

House Republicans Unveil Draft Legislation To Reform Federal Law On Chemical Safety

The House of Representatives draft bill to overhaul the Toxic Substances Control Act receives mixed reviews.
(p.7)

X-Rays Probe Single Molecules

Molecular Structure: Method could yield precise information on reaction dynamics
(p.7)

Another Giant Virus Unearthed

Virology: Megavirus discovered in Siberian permafrost is biggest yet
(p.8)

Cautious Optimism Permeates Pittcon

Instrumentation: Firms at annual conference anticipate slow but steady sales growth
(p.8)

Fukushima Radiation May Have Little Long-Term Effect On Wildlife

Environment: Researchers estimate that radiation exposure from the 2011 nuclear disaster mostly remains below harmful levels for organisms
(p.9)

Madeleine Jacobs To Retire As CEO

ACS News: After more than 24 years of service, Jacobs will retire at the end of 2014
(p.9)
 

Departments

Government & Policy

‘Science & Engineering Indicators’ contains data from many areas, including education
(p.29)
Proponents say requiring IST would prevent deadly refinery, chemical plant accidents; industry says it’s already in use and working
(pp. 11-16)

Books

Authors confront choice between unencumbered economic growth and the health of Earth’s environment
(pp. 36-37)