April 21, 2014 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
 
 

American Chemical Society Appoints New Editor-In-Chief For C&EN

The American Chemical Society has appointed Bibiana Campos-Seijo as the new editor-in-chief of Chemical & Engineering News. Currently editor and publisher of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Chemistry World magazine, she will move to C&EN in December.

 
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April 21, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 16
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April 21, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 16
Chemical firms that make dietary nutrients are investing in research and better formulations to win over customers and skeptics
By Melody M. Bomgardner
(pp. 10-15)
Features
Science & Technology
Japanese chemists talk about trust, reputation, and spectra manipulation (pp. 32-33)
Career & Employment
Readers overcome personal challenges to fulfill their dreams of starting a career in the chemical sciences (pp. 40-42)
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News of the Week

Sperm Protein Meets Its Match

Developmental Biology: Researchers identify the membrane receptor on eggs required for fertilization
(p.5)

Laying Out The Attainable

Climate Change: Major technology changes could still restrain global warming, UN report says
(p.6)

Teflon-Patterned Paper

Peptide Synthesis: Nonstick barriers help build arrays for screening
(p.6)

Perovskites Emit Laser Light

Materials: The inexpensive and efficient photovoltaic materials may find another use in light-emitting devices
(p.7)

Virginia Supreme Court Protects Climate Researcher's E-mails

University of Virginia will not release Michael Mann's e-mails relating to the once-contested "hockey stick" global temperature graph
(p.7)

Drug Development Deal Sours For University, Biotech Firm

UCLA and Medivation, once happy partners, now confront each other in court
(p.8)

Scripps Looks To Partner

Drug Discovery: Initiative will launch industry-academic collaborations starting with Johnson & Johnson
(p.8)

Chemical Industry Fights Railway Policy In Court

Transportation: Lawsuit challenges Canadian Pacific Railway's move to limit toxic rail shipments
(p.9)

Nanoparticles Deliver Three Cancer Drugs To Tumors

Drug Delivery: Polymeric materials deliver specific amounts of multiple drugs to disease cells
(p.9)
 

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Government & Policy

EPA guidelines call for more chlorine bleach than needed to make water safe to drink, study says
(p.28)
Generic drug makers fear FDA proposal would spur litigation, lead to confusion in the marketplace
(pp. 26-27)
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Science & Technology

Developmental Biology: Researchers identify the membrane receptor on eggs required for fertilization.
Protein design strategy focuses on one aspect of catalysis, such as active-site nucleophilicity, at a time
(p.36)
Japanese chemists talk about trust, reputation, and spectra manipulation
(pp. 32-33)
ACS Meeting News: Underused technique for measuring bond strength reveals new phenomena in surface chemistry
(pp. 34-35)

Career & Employment

Readers overcome personal challenges to fulfill their dreams of starting a career in the chemical sciences
(pp. 40-42)

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