REACH hardly reaching into US chemicals regulation reform

In ‘Influence of the EU Chemicals Regulation on the US Policy Reform Debate: Is a ‘California Effect’ Within REACH?’, published in Transnational Environmental Law (TEL) in April 2013, I investigated whether the demanding EU chemicals regulation (REACH) had led the exporting US chemicals sector to lobby its government to follow suit.  Some thought REACH, which entered into effect in 2007 and imposes obligations on EU manufacturers and third country importers alike, would have this effect (known as a ‘California effect’), but the article showed this was not the case.…


Jitterbug: New software cleans up images on an atomic scale

Photographing atoms isn’t easy. In fact, trying to capture images of these tiny, nearly invisible particles that fit 200,000 abreast on a human hair is far from straightforward.…


How to get your book published, part 2

In his second post, Cambridge University Press Social Science Publisher John Haslam offers a few more notes on getting your first book ready for publication. John focuses on revised theses and other first books, but many of the issues are common across all publishing proposals.…


How to get your book published, part 1

In the first of three posts, Cambridge University Press Social Science Publisher John Haslam offers a few notes on getting your first book ready for publication.…