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Table Of Contents: Volume 84, Number 26: June 26, 2006


Electronic Chemicals

Surging demand for flat-panel displays is stressing suppliers, while the markets for CMP slurries move toward advanced applications.


News of the Week

Will Congress Clear The Water?

Calls for legislative action follow Supreme Court's fractured ruling.

Waxman Proposes Tough Climate Bill

Legislation would cut greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050.

Pollutants Made Worse By Bacteria

Soil microbes turn stable brominated flame retardants into more toxic forms.

BP And DuPont Plan 'Biobutanol'

Firms say they are close to producing a biofuel with advantages over ethanol.

Superfund Data

Sen. Boxer accuses EPA of withholding data on hazardous waste site cleanup.

Nanoparticles By Design

Simulations predict wide range of geometries possible via polymer grafting.

Fifteen-Tin Clusters

Largest tin clusters may pave way to broader range of metalloid nanoparticles.

Plant Safety Bill Delayed In Senate

Jurisdictional dispute, fears of inherently safer technology provisions block bill.

India Goes West

Nicholas Piramal continues its global expansion with purchase of Pfizer facility in the U.K.

Business (Subscriber Content)

Innocentive Opens Research Doors

More partners and new investors help the R&D-directed website extend channels for innovation.

Off Of The Sidelines

New leadership and ad campaign results are lifting faith in chemical industry's main trade association.

Silane Chemistry Home

Dow Corning launches 'solutions center' in Belgium for its global silanes business.

Government & Policy (Subscriber Content)

Radioactive Leaks Found At Reactors

Tritium from power plant discovered in private wells casts doubts on industry reporting, NRC oversight.

Chemical Ecotoxicity

EPA ponders whether to require symbol for aquatic toxicity on labels for commercial chemicals.

Science & Technology (Subscriber Content)

Daly's Adventure

NIH scientist has trekked the world to chronicle nature's own chemistry but now faces toughest road.

Catalyst In A Cage

Researchers improve oxidation catalysis by incorporating ligands into metal-organic framework.

AIChE Recovers Its Footing

After years of net deficits, chemical engineering society announces 'dramatic financial turnaround'.

C&EN Talks With Rachel Morgan Theall

Postdoctoral fellow's passion is trying to get high school students interested in science.

New Products

New and notable in the chemical industry.


ACS News

At Heritage Day, Honors For Chemists

Researchers and entrepreneurs celebrated at Chemical Heritage Foundation's annual event.


L'Oreal USA Honors Women In Science

U.S. cosmetics leader recognizes five exceptional women scientists with early-career fellowships.

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