June 25, 2012 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
Copyright © 2012 American Chemical Society

June 25, 2012 Issue

Volume 90, Issue 26
June 25, 2012 Issue, Vol. 90 | Iss. 26
Managing nonrenewable mineral resources will increasingly challenge sustainability of the chemical enterprise
By Stephen K. Ritter
(pp. 12-18)
With government help, many small companies are trying to create a medical arsenal (pp. 23-26)
ACS News
Philadelphia, Aug. 19­–23 (p.51)
Back Issues

News of the Week

UN Summit Backs A Green Economy

International: Governments meeting in Brazil seek a new model for economic development

Chemical Outlook Dims For Europe

Economy: Trade group lowers forecast for growth in the EU to zero

New Rules May Ax Flame Retardants

Chemicals: State revision to decades-old standard could have nationwide consequences

Recognizing Green Chemistry Achievements

Honors: Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards highlight innovations that prevent pollution and promote sustainability
(pp. 9-10)

Senate Rejects Bid To Kill Mercury Regulation

EPA rule that mandates coal-fired power plants to monitor emissions remains intact, but the Senate is divided over the issue

Shifts In Pharma Noted At BIO

Biotechnology: Annual conference focuses on a new world of drug research and funding

Anticancer Prospect Made From Scratch

Total Synthesis: Chemists map route to natural product (+)-fusarisetin A

Single Amino Acid Forms Fibrils

Amyloid Disease: Phenylalanine aggregates may have a role in phenylketonuria

U.S. Team Selected For Chemistry Olympiad

Team of 4 high school students will compete in 44th International Chemistry Olympiad



Government & Policy

Industry says deep cuts would damage chemical facility antiterrorism program
(pp. 35-36)
Developmental biologist leads NIH flagship institute through tough economic times
Congress, White House finally set to act on 2009 report calling for big changes to forensic science
(pp. 32-34)


Uneven argument for elimination or tighter regulation of many foods, beverages, cosmetics, and nutritional supplements
(pp. 44-45)

Science & Technology

Glycans in natural mummies survive for thousands of years
(pp. 42-43)
Russia founds a new private university as part of a multi-billion-dollar science and technology city
(pp. 40-41)
Managing nonrenewable mineral resources will increasingly challenge sustainability of the chemical enterprise
(pp. 12-18)

Editor's Page