Copyright © 2004 American Chemical Society
 

November 8, 2004 Issue

Volume 82, Issue 45
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November 8, 2004 Issue, Vol. 82 | Iss. 45
Performance chemical producers put renewable resources to the test as products of the future
By RICK MULLIN, C&EN NORTHEAST NEWS BUREAU
(pp. 29-37)
Features
Government & Policy
Union worker survey questions companies' antiterrorism efforts 
Science & Technology
Room-temperature ionic liquids provide unique environment for organic reactions (pp. 44-49)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Plant Security Actions Criticized

Union worker survey questions companies' antiterrorism efforts
(p.13)

Rapid Warming In The Arctic

Changes are already large and likely to become extreme within decades
(p.14)

European Firms See Improvement

Significant pickup in third-quarter earnings shows results of cost cutting
(p.15)

Election Returns

Congress changes little as states make their own policy decisions
(p.16)

Beauty Treatment

Roman-era cosmetic analyzed, re-created with modern materials
(p.17)

Birds And Beetles: A Toxic Trail

Insects could be the dietary source of neurotoxins in certain birds and frogs
(p.17)
 

Departments

Science & Technology

The finer points of physical chemistry and flavor release make this favorite treat so sweet
(p.51)
Room-temperature ionic liquids provide unique environment for organic reactions
(pp. 44-49)
Fifth annual U.K. competition highlights the aesthetic qualities of science for the public
(p.49)

Editor's Page

Letters

Letters(pp. 6-12)