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March 2, 2015 Issue

Volume 93, Issue 9
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March 2, 2015 Issue, Vol. 93 | Iss. 9
Decades-long campaign begins to reveal how these compounds cycle through and impact the environment
By Stephen K. Ritter
(pp. 10-14)
Features
Science & Technology
C&EN reviews who’s who at chemistry’s mile-high shindig (pp. 32-33)
ACS News
Denver, March 22–26 (p.45)
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Departments

Education

Chemistry departments take an integrated approach to the traditional subdisciplines
(pp. 34-35)
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Science & Technology

Decades-long campaign begins to reveal how these compounds cycle through and impact the environment
(pp. 10-14)
Coupling electron donors and acceptors in single organic molecules might one day double device efficiency
(pp. 30-31)
C&EN reviews who’s who at chemistry’s mile-high shindig
(pp. 32-33)