December 12, 2005 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
 
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December 12, 2005 Issue

Volume 83, Issue 50
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December 12, 2005 Issue, Vol. 83 | Iss. 50
ACS volunteers of all ages explore the "Joy of Toys" with glittering slime, bouncy balls, and other playthings during National Chemistry Week 2005
By Rachel Petkewich, C&EN Washington
(pp. 12-17)
Features
Business
American Chemistry Council to eliminate 41 jobs and focus on selected issues (p.7)
Science & Technology
Generous chemistry professor is pitted against the university in a building deal gone sour (pp. 27-28)
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News of the Week

ACC Launches A Revamping

American Chemistry Council to eliminate 41 jobs and focus on selected issues
(p.7)

Biocompatible Polymer Vesicles

Vesicles formed from copolymer precursors could have potential biomedical applications
(p.8)

EPA Analysis Called Faulty

Congressional researchers say agency's methods skewed toward Bush emission plan
(p.8)

Ozone Hole Recovery May Be Delayed

Scientists predict that 15 extra years may be needed for CFCs' effects to disappear
(p.9)

U.S., Industry Plan Clean-Coal Plant

Zero-emissions power plant will produce hydrogen as well as electricity
(p.9)

Action Urged On Science Education

Science board gathers input to direct newly formed education commission
(p.10)

German Industry

Wacker sells a stake to Morgan Stanley; Degussa may be considering restructuring
(p.11)

Super Sponges Soak Up CO2

Custom-designed porous compounds exhibit unprecedented gas uptake
(p.11)
 

Departments

ACS News

New director steers grant program back to its mission in funding petroleum research
(p.31)
ACS volunteers of all ages explore the "Joy of Toys" with glittering slime, bouncy balls, and other playthings during National Chemistry Week 2005
(pp. 12-17)
K. Michael Shea,
(p.35)
Theodore Roosevelt Williams
(p.35)

Science & Technology

Generous chemistry professor is pitted against the university in a building deal gone sour
(pp. 27-28)
Analyte concentrator for gas chromatography enabled part-per-billion analysis of volatile organics
(p.28)
Technology and Business News for the Laboratory World
(p.29)

Career & Employment

Developing biotechnology area is attracting more than just biologists; there's a place for chemists, too
(pp. 39-41)