- Cover: rare earths from coal waste (article by Britt E. Erickson)
- Good times for electronic materials suppliers (article by Jean-François Tremblay)
- I enjoyed this profile of BioVectra (article by Rick Mullin)
- Solid profile of Jeremy Berg by Andrea Widener
- I like the bit about "should find a way to take pride in and credit for" the widespread use of chemistry by people who don't consider themselves chemists....
- ...have chemists found a way to take actual credit* for that?
- *credit: TBD*
- *meaningful credit to me: people devoting more actual funding to chemists or chemistry
- I really enjoyed this Mitch Jacoby piece on the actual boron structure in "slime"
- Air Liquide suing The Carlyle Group (article by Marc Reisch)
- Fascinated to see a IP theft case actually go to the lawsuit stage when it appears that the main means of IP theft was 1) hiring a person and 2) the person walking off the boat with the maps
- Cool story by Carmen Drahl on single-atom Suzuki coupling
- Honestly, we're about at the "wave the Strem bottle at the reaction" phase, aren't we?
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
This week's C&EN
A few articles from this week's issue of Chemical and Engineering News: