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April 28, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 17
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April 28, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 17
The big companies in C&EN’s ranking continued to get bigger in 2013 as they sought dominant positions in the analytical and lab instruments market
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 10-14)
Features
Government & Policy
Advocates say enhanced oil recovery using CO2 can drive carbon capture and sequestration technologies (pp. 23-25)
Science & Technology
Core-shell nanoparticles within microcapsules create novel pigments that get their color from a physical phenomenon (pp. 28-29)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Pharma Firms Swap Assets

Pharmaceuticals: Novartis, GSK, and Lilly trade businesses to create more focused companies
(p.5)

Rules Lacking For Reactive Chemicals

Chemical Safety: Inquiry faults company, regulators for deadly Texas explosion
(p.6)

Pair Of Catalysts Builds Chiral Rings Using Visible Light

Photochemistry: Compact fluorescent bulbs power production of desirable building blocks featuring delicate bonds
(p.6)

Reactive Chemical Rules Lacking

Chemical Safety: Inquiry faults company, regulators for deadly Texas explosion
(p.6)

Earnings Weather Late-Winter Chill

First Quarter: Shrugging off weather impact, chemical executives see a strong 2014
(p.7)

NIH Adapts Grant Resubmission Rule

Research Funding: Community concern that too much good science was being rejected fuels change
(p.8)

Valeant Makes Hostile Bid For Allergan

Activist investor Ackman pushes $47 billion takeover deal
(p.8)

Learning Next Door To Industry

Site Map: Thousands of schools are located within a mile of chemical plants
(p.9)

Method Maps Chemicals As They Migrate Into Skin

Drug Delivery: Mass spectrometry technique could help studies of transdermal compounds
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Business

Dependent on imports for oil and gas, China is developing coal as a raw material for a range of materials
(pp. 18-19)
Optimism reigned at Europe’s largest lab instrumentation expo, where positive market expectations outweighed competition concerns
(pp. 20-21)
The big companies in C&EN’s ranking continued to get bigger in 2013 as they sought dominant positions in the analytical and lab instruments market
(pp. 10-14)
C&EN lauds the myriad contributions of the chemist, art collector, and philanthropist
(pp. 34-35)

ACS News

ACS honors Western Regional Research Center again, this time for contributions to flavor chemistry
(p.32)