[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Skip to Main Content

Text Size A A

Magazine (Back Issue)

Jump to Table of Contents
Chemicals For Paper
Table Of Contents

Quote of the Week

"Joint ventures are in our blood."
CHOLANAT YANARANOP, PRESIDENT, SIAM CEMENT CHEMICALS.p. 20

April 19, 2010

In This Issue:

Jump to Table of Contents

October 24, 2011 Issue
October 17, 2011 Issue
October 10, 2011 Issue
October 3, 2011 Issue

» View Archives: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006
more...

Highlights

Cover Story

The Paper Chase

With the help of specialty chemicals, papermakers seek endless recycling of scarce fibers. (pp. 13-17)

» British Start-Up Arvia Tests Its Technology At A Recycled-Paper Mill
Government & Policy

Naming Names (Member Content)

EPA will challenge confidentiality claims that redact chemical, business identities in health, safety reports. (pp. 28-31)

»TSCA Reform: Group Rallies For An Updated Chemicals Law
Science & Technology

The Gastric Bypass Pill (Member Content)

ACS Meeting News: Drug designers take aim at molecules that might mimic bariatric surgery's ability to halt diabetes. (pp. 39-40)

Advertise Here

C&EN reaches over 161,000 primary subscribers worldwide plus a pass-along readership for a total of 300,000 scientific readers.
» Find out more about advertising

Advertisement

Table of Contents

News Of The Week

Bioinspired Material Debuts Report Backs Modified Crops A Shield Against Ricin Weapons Lab's Laser Problems

Bioinspired Material Debuts p. 7

Peptoid Crystals: Peptide analogs self-assemble to form versatile 'molecular paper'.

Boron-Oxygen Triple Play p. 8

Multiple Bonding: First isolable compound with a B≡O bond, thanks to platinum coordination.

Triclosan Targeted p. 8

Regulators question safety, effectiveness of antibacterial in consumer products.

Report Backs Modified Crops p. 9

Agriculture: Experts caution that resistant weeds, insects could erase benefits.

BASF Restructures Pigments Business p. 9

Plant Closures: Program will eliminate 500 jobs worldwide.

A Shield Against Ricin p. 10

Drug Development: Small molecule defeats potential bioterrorism agent.

Cold Spring Harbor Sets Up New Branch In Suzhou p. 10

Lab's Asian outpost will serve as conference center for scientific meetings.

Saluting Public Service p. 11

ACS honors congressmen for their work in shaping U.S. science and engineering policy.

Weapons Lab's Laser Problems p. 11

GAO Report: Success is unlikely for first test at Lawrence Livermore's National Ignition Facility.

Business

Siam Cement Takes The Long View pp. 20-24 (Member Content)

Looking past the Map Ta Phut crisis, the Thai giant ponders technology, geographic expansion.

Trying To Measure Sustainability p. 26 (Member Content)

Insights: Studies that rank corporate sustainability performance are works in progress.

Business Concentrates pp. 18-19 (Member Content)

Meetings

42nd Central Regional Meeting pp. 41-42 (Member Content)

2010 C&EN Calendar Web Exclusive

C&EN's latest list of meetings and events of interest to those in the chemical community is for April through December.

Government & Policy

Naming Names pp. 28-31 (Member Content)

EPA will challenge confidentiality claims that redact chemical, business identities in health, safety reports.

TSCA Reform: Group Rallies For An Updated Chemicals Law p. 28 (Member Content)

Waste Site Cleanup Tax Opposed pp. 32-33 (Member Content)

Legislation proposes renewing the superfund tax, but industry decries it as unnecessary and unfair.

Government & Policy Concentrates p. 27 (Member Content)

  • Bill Would Overhaul Chemical Control Law
  • Chemical manufacturers would have to provide a minimum set of toxicity data for each substance they make, under newly introduced legislation...
  • House Opens Inquiry Into Flame Retardants
  • Two members of the House of Representatives have begun an investigation into the health and environmental impacts of flame-retardant chemicals...
  • Deal Reached On Nuclear Materials
  • Last week, 47 countries signed onto a voluntary agreement to secure vulnerable nuclear material within four years...
  • Meat Inspection Program Is Flawed
  • The federal program for safeguarding the U.S. meat supply from harmful chemical residues has serious shortcomings and is not accomplishing its mission...
  • Climate-Change Talks Resume
  • Countries resumed discussions this month on a global climate-change pact, but the chances of those talks resulting in a new treaty later this year appear extremely slim...

Awards

Science & Technology

Space-Dust Science pp. 36-38 (Member Content)

ACS Meeting News: Elucidating the chemistry of interstellar dust particles is key to understanding early planets.

Enabling Chemistry Experiments In Space p. 36 (Member Content)

The Gastric Bypass Pill pp. 39-40 (Member Content)

ACS Meeting News: Drug designers take aim at molecules that might mimic bariatric surgery's ability to halt diabetes.

Science & Technology Concentrates pp. 34-35 (Member Content)

Editor's Page

The Limits Of Web 2.0 p. 3

People

Obituaries p. 43 (Member Content)

The Departments

Letters pp. 4-5

BPA Craziness

Newscripts p. 48

Last Supper Supersized, Lost In Translation

ACS Meeting News

More On The Meeting

View all of our news coverage from the national meeting in San Francisco in one place at www.cen-online.org/acs/meetings_news.html.

CENtral Science

» News, notes, and musings from C&EN

Check out some of the recent posts from C&EN's blog, "C&ENtral Science"


Advertise Here

C&EN reaches over 161,000 primary subscribers worldwide plus a pass-along readership for a total of 300,000 scientific readers.
» Find out more about advertising

Advertisement

Services & Tools

ACS Resources

ACS is the leading employment source for recruiting scientific professionals. ACS Careers and C&EN Classifieds provide employers direct access to scientific talent both in print and online. Jobseekers | Employers

» Join ACS

Join more than 161,000 professionals in the chemical sciences world-wide, as a member of the American Chemical Society.
» Join Now!

Advertisement

Advertise Here

Advertisements

  • Visit Shimadzu
  • C&EN Webinar Archive
  • Visit C&EN Archives
Advertise Here

Advertisements

  • Visit TCI
Advertise Here