July 19, 2010 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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July 19, 2010 Issue

Volume 88, Issue 29
July 19, 2010 Issue, Vol. 88 | Iss. 29
Initiatives to educate and employ workers try to find a footing as nanotechnology evolves
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 10-16)
Big shifts in the pharmaceutical industry force change on a workhorse chemical manufacturing sector (pp. 20-24)
Science & Technology
Synthetic biologists use opposing methods to make microbes with tailored functions (pp. 34-36)
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Battery Demand On The Rise

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Catalysis With Graphene Oxide

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Government & Policy

Senate hearing highlights confusion over what to do with leftover medicines, barriers to drug take-back programs
(pp. 28-29)
Appeals court rejects company's argument that part of law is unconstitutional


An exploration of the myths and realities of chemical and biological warfare
(pp. 40-41)