September 16, 2013 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News
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September 16, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 37
September 16, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 37
Ingredient companies help food makers quietly take sugar and salt out of processed foods
By Melody M. Bomgardner
(pp. 11-15)
Science & Technology
The German Chemical Society played a central and often willing role in Third Reich ventures, a new history reveals (pp. 30-33)
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News of the Week

Chemists Rev Engines In Indianapolis

ACS Meeting News: ‘Chemistry in Motion’ was conference theme

Chemistry On Cloth

Catalysis: Modified textiles offer new method for organocatalysis

Looming Federal Budget Battles

Congress: House proposes a short-term budget extension with divisive caveats

Europeans Grow Crop Spending

Agriculture: The locus of investment in production, R&D facilities will be the U.S.

Germanes Achieve A Growth Spurt

ACS Meeting News: Chemists devise synthesis of longer chain heavy analogs of alkanes

Analyzing Laboratory Hazards

ACS Meeting News: ACS guidelines are directed at small-scale research lab activities

Manuel Guzman Named New President Of Chemical Abstracts Service

He will succeed Robert J. Massie on Sept. 30

Alcohols’ Tertiary Center Undergoes Stereoinversion

ACS Meeting News: New reaction flips triply substituted alcohols into isonitriles

Europe Approves Antibody Copy

Pharmaceuticals: First biosimilar monoclonal antibody to get a nod is a version of Remicade

EPA Withdraws Two Proposals On Chemical Safety

Regulation: Industry praises move, agency claims the rules are no longer needed

Key HIV Entry Point Analyzed

Structural Biology: Long-sought structure of CCR5 cell receptor could improve drugs that block the virus



Government & Policy

Companies pledge to remove tiny polyethylene scrubbing beads from personal care products
(pp. 23-25)
Scientists, industries worry that stalled legislation will lead to continued shortage of the useful gas
(pp. 26-27)


Conflicts In Chemistry: The Case of Plastics puts chemistry in a social context
(pp. 34-35)