April 28, 2014 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
 
 

What Is Tinsel Made Of? Speaking of Chemistry Ep. 12

How is the shiny tinsel that decorates many Christmas trees made? Find out all about tinsel's chemistry history in this very special holiday episode of Speaking of Chemistry.

 
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April 28, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 17
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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)