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Influential Chemical Engineers

Do you have a favorite chemical engineer? I received an e-mail from Claudia...

Transcendent Life?

A reader recently wrote to ask whether she could purchase an...

Recent Travels

I recently spent a week on the road, something I should probably do more...

A New C&EN

This week’s issue marks a milestone in the evolution of Chemical &...

What Are They Up To?

It’s Friday afternoon, and there are 20 or so people in a room in the...

CPhI Lite

CPhI Worldwide is taking place this week in Frankfurt, Germany. Senior...

Throw In The Towel?

I keep promising myself that I’m going to write about energy and climate...

Shechtman and Pauling

I heard the news that Dan Shechtman had won the 2011 Nobel Prize in...

Changing Pharmaceutical Paradigms

I recently had the pleasure of moderating a discussion of “New Business...

A Realistic Look At Energy

It has been clear for decades that the U.S. desperately needs a national...