July 25, 2011 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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July 25, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 30
July 25, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 30
Chemical producers show surprisingly good profits soon after the recession
By Alexander H. Tullo
(pp. 12-15)
Science & Technology
Discovery of potential diagnostic tools has been plagued with problems (pp. 40-43)
Career & Employment
international assignments are returning, but with far fewer perks (pp. 49-50)
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News of the Week

One Home For Various Guests

Supramolecular Chemistry: Chemical cage captures a variety of compounds, regardless of charge

Ecolab To Buy Water Firm Nalco

Specialties: Transaction will create a leader in water treatment and cleaning products

U.S. Takes Home Gold

Academics: International Chemistry Olympiad concludes with two golds, two silvers for U.S. team

A Personal Meter For Everything

Sensors: System allows glucose monitors to measure other analytes

Seattle Genetics Hits A Key Target

Pharmaceuticals: FDA panel gives thumbs up to antibody-drug conjugate

The (Synthetic) Nose Knows

Bioelectronics: Chemical sensor combines olfactory proteins and carbon nanotubes to mimic biology

Blueprint For Science Education

Curriculum: Framework is supposed to yield national teaching standards by 2012

Slate Set For ACS Fall Ballot

Election: Candidates for president-elect, director-at-large, and District III and VI directors named


ACS News

David Dodoo studies the environmental impact of mining on this West African nation

Government & Policy

Chemical industry seeks regulatory certainty in antiterrorism standards
(pp. 30-32)
Experts warn that scientific creativity in the U.S. will decline without adequate funding
(pp. 34-35)
Program ends after 30 years, leaving a mixed legacy

Career & Employment

international assignments are returning, but with far fewer perks
(pp. 49-50)