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Stimulating Sustainbility
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Quote of the Week

"It is simply too late in the game of global warming to not use the crisis for real change."
SACHA WUNSCH-VINCENT, ECONOMIST, OECDp. 38

July 27, 2009

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Highlights

Cover Story

Stimulating Sustainbility

Obama Administration is pumping huge amounts of dollars into green-energy projects, including battery R&D, as a way out of the recession and into a clean-energy future. (pp. 17-22, 24-28)

Business

Practical Platform (Member Content)

Adimab believes its yeast-based antibody discovery system could change how biotherapeutics are found. (pp. 34-36)

Science & Technology

21st-Century Armor (Member Content)

The increasingly sophisticated successor to an ancient material—ceramic—is saving lives on today's battlefields. (pp. 48-53)

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News Of The Week

Chemical Firms Eke Out Earnings p. 11

With demand still weak, companies shrink overhead.

Senate Takes Up Climate Change p. 12

Two committees consider impact on jobs and global instability.

Smaller Is Better p. 12

Subnanometer catalyst particles are unexpectedly active.

New N2 Radical Isolated p. 13

New complexes protect normally highly unstable anion.

CEFIC's Lobbying Rights Suspended p. 13

European Chemical Industry Council lands in hot water for budget misstatements.

Bristol-Myers Squibb To Buy Medarex p. 14

Deal adds key antibody discovery technology and attractive drug pipeline.

A Collaborative Alliance p. 14

Society establishes pioneering links with the Society of Chemical Industry.

Knockout Rats The Easy Way p. 15

Zinc finger nucleases create genetic deletions in mammals with high precision.

Protecting Digital Data p. 15

National Academies' report calls for more data stewardship.

Business

SOCMA Brings Its Members To Town pp. 32-33 (Member Content)

Small chemical producers get face time on Capitol Hill.

Practical Platform pp. 34-36 (Member Content)

Adimab believes its yeast-based antibody discovery system could change how biotherapeutics are found.

Business Concentrates pp. 30-31 (Member Content)

  • Lupus Drug Shows Promise
  • Human Genome Sciences and partner GlaxoSmithKline report that their lupus drug candidate, Benlysta, was safe and effective in a late-stage clinical trial...
  • Materials Companies Raise Financing
  • Two U.S.-based advanced materials companies have successfully raised money from outside investors...
  • EU Fines Calcium Carbide Makers
  • The European Commission has imposed fines totaling $87 million on makers of calcium carbide and magnesium for colluding to fix prices between 2004 and 2007...
  • Vertellus Acquires Degen Oil Assets
  • Vertellus Specialties has acquired assets of Degen Oil & Chemica...
  • Sumitomo Boosts Mosquito Net Output
  • Vector Health International will more than double its capacity for antimalaria mosquito nets to 16.6 million nets per year...
  • Replacement Touted For Chromium Primers
  • Aculon has developed a nanotech coating to replace toxic hexavalent chromium primers used on stainless steel, titanium, and aluminum...
  • LG Chem, CNOOC Set China ABS Venture
  • LG Chem and China National Offshore Oil Corp. have set up a joint venture that will invest $370 million in an acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) plant in southern China...
  • Bruker And Warwick In MS Collaboration
  • Bruker Daltonics will collaborate with the University of Warwick's department of chemistry to develop mass spectrometry applications and instrument technology...
  • PCAS And Nanosyn Form Production Pact
  • The French pharmaceutical chemical firm and Nanosyn have formed a pharmaceutical chemical manufacturing venture...
  • Elan, J&J alliance Has Tysabri Option
  • Novavax is licensing its recombinant virus-like-particle (VLP) vaccine technology to Madrid-based Rovi Pharmaceuticals for the development of vaccines under an $83 million program sponsored by the Spanish Ministry of Health...
  • Leukemia Society Enlists Start-Up Firm
  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has enlisted Cambridge, Mass.-based Forma Therapeutics to help push several research projects into clinical trials...
  • Epix Goes Bust
  • With only enough cash on hand to make it through August and no investors or partners in sight Epix Pharmaceuticals is throwing in the towe...
  • Business Roundup
  • FMC Corp., Dover Chemical, Bayer CropScience, PharmAgra Labs, Novartis, Dicerna Pharmaceuticals has partnered, OSI Pharmaceuticals has expanded...

ACS Comment

Join Us In Greening Our ACS National Meetings p. 58 (Member Content)

ACS News

First Class pp. 62-64

Inaugural class of ACS Fellows honored for excellence in chemistry, service to society.

Government & Policy

Global Stimulus Supports Innovation pp. 38-40 (Member Content)

Nations see research and technology as key to long-term economic recovery.

Power Plant Pollution pp. 42-45 (Member Content)

EPA is rewriting two court-rejected rules while Congress considers legislation.

Government & Policy Concentrates p. 37 (Member Content)

Meetings

238th ACS National Meeting pp. 69-76

Highlights and exposition info for Washington, D.C., on Aug. 16–20.

Awards

President Obama To Honor Science Mentors p. 64 (Member Content)

Science & Technology

21st-Century Armor pp. 48-53 (Member Content)

The increasingly sophisticated successor to an ancient material—ceramic—is saving lives on today's battlefields.

From Sand To Ceramic Web Exclusive

Intensive processing converts simple materials into sophisticated ceramics.

Digital Textbooks pp. 54-57

E-books show a lot of promise but haven't yet caught on widely with professors and students.

Science & Technology Concentrates pp. 46-47 (Member Content)

  • Beetle Teaches Photonics
  • The spectacular green color of a jeweled beetle stems from the complex cells of its exoskeleton, which resemble some types of liquid crystals
  • Making Patterned Graphene In A Flash
  • Exposing graphite oxide to a camera flash induces instant photoreduction to graphene, suggesting a new photolithography method
  • Cocrystallization Helps Compress Acetaminophen
  • Mixing the pain reliever with a small organic molecule improves its mechanical properties, making smaller, easier-to-swallow pills possible
  • Better Biosynthesis Building Blocks
  • Bacterium genome analysis turns up a novel pathway to salinosporamide anticancer agents that may have general biosynthesis applications
  • First Liquid Protein
  • Attaching cationic diamine/anionic polymer surfactant pairs on the surface of ferritin allows the protein to become fluid without a solvent
  • Nanoscale Lenses Beat Diffraction Limit
  • Scientists overcome traditional material limitations by creating self-assembling molecular lenses that permit nanometer-level optical imaging
  • Achiral Molecules Form Chiral Fluids
  • "Bent core" achiral organic molecules have the uncanny ability to organize themselves into optically active liquid-crystalline fluids
  • New Addition To P,N Family Of Ligands
  • Phosphole-triazole hybrids are optimal for binding metals to make catalysts or supramolecular materials with useful optical properties

Editor's Page

Climate-Change Dissent p. 5

The letters in this issue of C&EN, address my editorial "Climate-Change News" that appeared in the June 22 issue...

The Departments

Letters pp. 6-9, Web Exclusive

Obituaries pp. 66-67 (Member Content)

Newscripts p. 104

Ancient Ointment, Arctic Goo

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