TODAY'S CHEMIST AT WORK

Volume 5, Number 8

September 1996
Table of Contents

FEATURES

28 TALES OF TWO CITIES AND THREE RIVERS
Disney had it right: "It's a small world after all!" This thought came through loud and clear during visits to Munich (on the Isar), for Analytica, and to Budapest (on the Danube), to meet with representatives of Hungary's research establishment. Meanwhile, the Rhine just keeps rolling along as it gets cleaner, thanks to the Rhine Basin Program
Joan Moynihan
36 CAPILLARY ELECTROCHROMATOGRAPHY--A POWERFUL, EMERGING CHROMATOGRAPHIC TOOL
Because CEC does not have back-pressure limitations, it is possible to reduce separation times and/or improve separation efficiency by using a combination of appropriate particle size packing and column length
David Heiger, Gordon Ross, Monika Dittmann, and Gerard Rozing
43 EDUCATING THE NEXT-GENERATION SCIENTIST
The globalization of the world's marketplace has caused a dramatic shift in the skills required for analytical chemists. Nowadays, not only must chemists have a solid background in math, chemistry, and physics, but they must also be knowledgeable about a vast array of ever more sophisticated instrumentation and computer gear
Helen Gillespie

DEPARTMENTS

8 UPDATE
14 LAB PRODUCTS NOTEBOOK
SPE: An effective way to clean up pesticide residues
Julie Fillion and Lydia Nolan
20 CHEMISTS AT WORK
Get a life after the laboratory
Trevor Smith
49 HEALTH PERSPECTIVES
It's all in your head
Trevor Smith
55 PROFILES IN CHEMISTRY
Scientific grace under pressure
David M. Kiefer
63 KEEPING UP
64 REGULATIONS AND YOU
The chemical industry wins the green chemistry challenge
Julie K. Poudrier
72 NEW PRODUCTS
84 COMMENT
Pulling up stakes--a high-stakes game
Patrick P. McCurdy