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Du Pont Strikes Paydirt at Purity Hall
Groundbreaking studies by Wallace Carothers paved the way for the development of nylon and neoprene.
David M. Kiefer
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Exercise in Moderation
The no pain, no gain attitude is no longer welcome.
Who Puts Bad Apples in the Barrel?
A study finds managers can makeand unmakecynical employees.
John K. Borchardt
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Chemicals, Files, and the Future
Aging computers can turn data into dead languages that no one can read
Instruments & Applications
Supercritical fluids provide the practical and theoretical link between LC and GC.
Mark S. Lesney
The Chemist's Bookshelf
Julie L. McDowell
Profiles in Chemistry
Linus Pauling, a Scientist for the Ages
Pauling, one of the 20 greatest scientists of all time, was the only person to win two unshared Nobel prizes.
George B. Kauffman and Laurie M. Kauffman
Consultant, Protect Thyself
Famous cases show why chemical consultants need professional liability insurance.
Industry Facts and Figures
Pittcon and Peers
Pittcon reflects the powerful pulse of the instrumentation industry, but it is not alone.
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Regulations and You
The Clean Air Act Targets Engine Emissions
The EPA seeks to limit NOx and SOx emissions through new diesel fuel regulations.
Michael J. Felton
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