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"In my past experiences with public health officials, it's often the laboratory that is the underappreciated component of public health needs."
Margaret A. Hamburg, Commissioner, FDAp. 20

July 6, 2009

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Cover Story

Facts & Figures Of The Chemical Industry

For the chemical industry, 2008 started strong, but recession dragged it down. INTRODUCTION, FINANCES, EMPLOYMENT, PRODUCTION, TRADE, . (pp. 29, 30-46, 47-50, 51-59, 60-63)

Government & Policy

Food Safety Bill Advances (Member Content)

Legislation calls for more laboratory testing and a reevaluation of bisphenol A in food packaging. (pp. 20-22)

Science & Technology

Chemicals From The Garden (Member Content)

Advances in biomass chemistry transform plant matter to valuable products. (pp. 26-28)

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News Of The Week

Climate Legislation Moves To Senate p. 8

Razor-thin House vote clears CO2 emissions bill.

Economists See End To Recession p. 9

ACC predicts U.S. chemical output will rise 1.6% in 2010.

A Nobel Gathering p. 9

Laureates of most prestigious chemistry prize interact with students, discuss chemical solutions to energy crisis.

EELS Finds Atoms p. 10

Electron energy loss spectroscopy pinpoints single-atom impurities in solids.

Dow Plans Algae Biofuels Pilot p. 10

Project will test a process to turn CO2 into ethanol.

Carbohydrate Size Control p. 11

Tethering mechanism regulates length of sugar chains for tuberculosis bacterial cell wall.

Materials Engineering p. 11

GE taps Detroit area for a new manufacturing R&D center.

Business

Safe Havens pp. 15-17 (Member Content)

Custom chemical producers at Chemspec showcase pharma and agchem in a down year.

In Their Backyard p. 18 (Member Content)

Leading Chinese producers of pharmaceutical ingredients see opportunities in home market.

Business Concentrates p. 14 (Member Content)

ACS Comment

ACS Services For Unemployed Members Are Extensive p. 64 (Member Content)

ACS News

Green Solutions at the British Embassy p. 65 (Member Content)

JACS Journal Club Launches p. 65 (Member Content)

Olympiad p. 65 (Member Content)

Government & Policy

Food Safety Bill Advances pp. 20-22 (Member Content)

Legislation calls for more laboratory testing and a reevaluation of bisphenol A in food packaging.

Climate Info, Please pp. 23-24 (Member Content)

Newly passed bill would create federal service to provide forecasts to businesses, states, localities.

Government & Policy Concentrates p. 19 (Member Content)

Awards

Nominations for 2011 ACS National Awards pp. 66-69 (Member Content)

Chad Mirkin Wins Lemelson-MIT Prize p. 69 (Member Content)

Science & Technology

Chemicals From The Garden pp. 26-28 (Member Content)

Advances in biomass chemistry transform plant matter to valuable products.

Science & Technology Concentrates p. 25 (Member Content)

Editor's Page

Celebrate IYC 2011 With A Commemorative Stamp! p. 2

The UN General Assembly has designated 2011 as the International Year of Chemistry—IYC 2011...

The Departments

Letters pp. 5-7 (Member Content)

Newscripts p. 72

Sugar High … Jinks

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