September 24, 2012 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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September 24, 2012 Issue

Volume 90, Issue 39
September 24, 2012 Issue, Vol. 90 | Iss. 39
As pharmaceutical R&D outsourcing continues to grow, contract research firms are redefining the one-stop shop
By Rick Mullin
(pp. 11-16)
Science & Technology
No longer a lab curiosity, microwave-assisted reactions are making headway in pharma and nanomaterials labs (pp. 32-34)
ACS News
Survey of American Chemical Society members shows mixed conditions for chemists in 2012 (pp. 40-43)
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Industry struggles to implement a profitable business model in a world of limited resources and increasing environmental risk
(pp. 22-24)
As pharmaceutical R&D outsourcing continues to grow, contract research firms are redefining the one-stop shop
(pp. 11-16)
Trying to put problems behind them, suppliers of polymers for medical devices look to grow product lines
(pp. 19-21)

Government & Policy

Railroads want firms that ship toxic chemicals to absorb the cost of new technology
(pp. 28-29)
Community-driven effort aims to facilitate data sharing across disciplines, national boundaries
(pp. 26-27)