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September 8, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 36
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September 8, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 36
Even as new satellites launch to observe air chemistry and climate, scientists worry about measurement longevity
By Jyllian Kemsley
(pp. 9-12)
Features
Government & Policy
EPA is in a political fight over health risks of widely used solvent (pp. 21-22)
Career & Employment
New and retiring chemistry professors chronicle their experiences (p.45)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Trifluoromethanide Anion Outlives Expectations

Believed to be a transient species, a key intermediate in fluorine chemistry has been captured in a stable form for the first time
(p.4)

Safety Stand-Down Requested By White House

Biosafety: Federal labs to review practices, improve inventories for infectious agents and toxins
(p.5)

Ukraine Crisis Hits Chemicals

Manufacturing: Fertilizer plants are shuttered, and trade in Europe is undermined
(p.5)

Spying On Crystal Formation

Microscopy: Study reveals complex, multipath nature of nucleation and growth
(p.6)

Long-Awaited Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Opens In Iowa

Renewables: Joint venture between Poet and DSM makes ethanol from crop waste
(p.7)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

ACS Meeting News: Scientists look to thermophiles for new strategies for biofuel production
(p.29)
ACS Meeting News: Custom porous materials give eco-friendly adsorption chillers a boost
(pp. 26-28)
Jewish survivor and longtime ACS member describes how she was once a Nazi poster child
(p.30)
Even as new satellites launch to observe air chemistry and climate, scientists worry about measurement longevity
(pp. 9-12)

Career & Employment

Recently ushered into academia, four chemists share the joys and tribulations of their new roles
(pp. 47-49)
New and retiring chemistry professors chronicle their experiences
(p.45)
For emeritus professors, shutting down their research labs can be both challenging and deeply emotional
(pp. 50-51)
C&EN readers offer advice to help assistant professors soar in their new roles
(pp. 52-53)

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