July 2, 2007 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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July 2, 2007 Issue

Volume 85, Issue 27
July 2, 2007 Issue, Vol. 85 | Iss. 27
2006 was a good year for the chemical industry
By C&EN staff members
Government & Policy
Congress and EPA probe possibility of long-term storage of liquid metal (pp. 21-23)
Science & Technology
Meeting spotlights diverse interests of organic chemists, including biological and catalytic systems (pp. 25-27)
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News of the Week

Basell Wins Huntsman

Acquisition will return chemical industry icon to private hands

A Nanowire Microscope

Optical probe combines fluorescence and force techniques

Roche Launches Hostile Bid For Ventana Medical Systems

Swiss pharmaceutical and diagnostics company believes Tucson-based company will bolster portfolio

BP, DuPont Form Ethanol Venture

Facility could be converted to biobutanol once technology is available

Depolymerizing Plastics

Ionic liquids can be used to convert polymers into monomers

Chemical Weapons

U.S. destroys 45% of its arsenal six months ahead of treaty?s deadline.

Single-Molecule Reaction Cycle

Method selectively interconverts CN surface species




Photo giant bets big on R&D in the face of a rapid decline in its core film business
(pp. 13-16)
Industry is pushed toward process management regimes that link drug development to product launch
(pp. 17-18)
SAFC aims to bring its regulatory and analytical strengths to supplying food products
2006 was a good year for the chemical industry

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