"Newspapers are the mirrors of society and newspaper articles therefore are the sources which allow you to construct the important relations between society and chemistry."

Chapter Number in Wade 3/e & Chapter Theme
NEWS ARTICLE TITLE (serves as the link to the news item)
	Reference & Date
	Issues Raised 
	Relevant Chemistry Topic 


Chapter 1. Introduction and Review. Bonding, Acids & Bases. U.S. FLOATS NEW 'BUBBLE' PROPOSAL Asahi News Service, December 11, 1997 Greenhouse Effect, Atmospheric Chemistry, Environmental Protection Lewis Structures, Hybridization, Resources Chapter 2. Structure and Properties of Organic Molecules. TANKER BLEEDS OIL IN TOKYO BAY. WORST SPILL IN JAPAN'S HISTORY Assoc. Press and Reuters, July 3, 1997 Oil Spill, Environmental Technology Physical Properties, Hydrophobic Effect, Oil Spill Remediation Chapter 3. Structure and Stereochemistry of Alkanes. ALTERNATIVES TO INTERNAL COMBUSTION New York Times, May 24, 1997 Propulsion Systems, Fossil Fuels, Ballard Fuel Cells Hydrocarbons & Hydrogen Combustion Chapter 4. The Study of Chemical Reactions. Radical Substitution Reactions. GALILEO EXPLORES JUPITER'S COOL JEWEL San Francisco Chronicle, December 18, 1997 Origin of Life, Astronomy Reaction Kinetics, Thermodynamics Chapter 5. Stereochemistry. BRISTOL-MYERS TAXOL WINS FDA NOD FOR KAPOSI'S SARCOMA Bloomberg News, August 7, 1997 Pharmaceuticals, FDA Requirements, Teratogenicity Chirality, Racemate, Chiral Recognition, Taxol, Thalidomide Chapter 6. Alkyl Halides: Nucleophilic Substitution and Elimination. BAN IS SOUGHT ON 5 PESTICIDES TO PROTECT KIDS The Arizona Republic, January 29, 1998 Pesticides, Environmental Protection Nucleophilic Substitution, Leaving Group Potential, Methylation Chapter 7. Structure and Synthesis of Alkenes. GASOLINE FALLS ON REFINERY STARTS Bloomberg News, September 8, 1997 Petroleum Industry. Gasoline Production Catalytic Cracking, Zeolites Chapter 8. Reactions of Alkenes. NEW USES FOR OLD DRUGS Fort Worth Star-Telegram, November 19, 1998 Of-Label Drug Use, Drug Repurposing, Minoxidil Epoxides, Glycols, Miscibility, Solubility, Hydrogen Bonding Chapter 9. Structure and Synthesis of Alcohols. PLUGGING THE KEGS US News Online, January 26, 1998 Binge Drinking, Substance Abuse Alcohol Metabolism, Quantitative Infrared Analysis Chapter 10. Reactions of Alcohols. NALTREXONE IS ALTERNATIVE TO ALCOHOLISM. WHY IS IT SO LITTLE USED? The Arizona Republic, February 19, 1998 Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, Treatment of Alcoholism Naltrexone, Antabuse Chapter 11. Infrared Spectroscopy and Mass Spectroscopy. INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY New York Times, December 2, 1997 Science Journalism, Infrared Spectroscopy Infrared Spectroscopy, Vibrational Modes Chapter 12. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. BILINGUALISM COMES IN DIFFERENT WAYS Boston Globe, July 10, 1997 Bilingualism, Cognitive Psychology, Medical Diagnosis Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, MRI, fMRI Chapter 13. Ethers and Epoxides. AWAKENING TO NIGHTMARE OF DIOXIN Asahi News Service, November 21, 1997 Waste Incineration, Breast Milk Contamination, Environmental Pollution Dioxin, Chlorinated Aromatics Chapter 14. Alkynes. A SEISMIC RESTORATION FOR SAN FRANCISCO OPERA Int. Herald Tribune, August 15, 1997 Welding, Acetylene Torch Combustion Reactions, Stoichiometry Chapter 15. Conjugated Systems, Orbital Symmetry, and Ultraviolet Spectroscopy. WHAT WOULD IT BE LIKE WITHOUT AN OZONE LAYER? The Boston Globe, January 27, 1998 Ozone Layer, Environmental Protection Electron Spectroscopy, UV-damage Chapter 16. Aromatic Compounds. LAWSUIT APPROACHES TRIAL DATE OVER CHEMICAL OOZE NEAR HOMES San Francisco Examiner, 1998 Environmental Carcinogens, Environmental Protection, Hazardous Waste Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, Benza[a]pyrene Chapter 17. Reactions of Aromatic Compounds. BIG TOBACCO SEEKS CIGARETTE OF THE FUTURE: INSIDE WASHINGTON Blomberg News, June 25, 1997 Smoking, Health Chemical Carcinogens, Nitrosamines Chapter 18. Ketones and Aldehydes. NATURAL VITAMINS HAVE MORE ANTIOXIDANTS THAN MAN-MADE Med. Tribune News Service, April 2, 1998 Vitamins, Antioxidants, Food Supplements Vitamins C and E, Beta Carotenes, Antioxidants Chapter 19. Amines. FEDERAL DRUG ENFORCERS REPORT RISE IN USE OF METHAMPHETAMINE Hearst Newspapers, June 26, 1998 Substance Abuse, "Speed" or "Meth", Cocaine, Morphine, Heroin Methamphetamine, Heterocyclic Compounds, Synthetic drugs Chapter 20. Carboxylic Acids. THE LITTLE PILL THAT COULD Los Angeles Daily News, May 5, 1998 Impotence, Erectile Dysfunction Carboxylate Salts, Tricarboxylic Acids Chapter 21. Carboxylic Acid Derivatives. DRUG-RESISTANT SALMONELLA INFECTIONS INCREASING, STUDY SAYS The Boston Globe, May 7, 1998 Drug-Resistant Bacteria, Health Antibiotics, Penicillins, Translation Inhibition Chapter 22. Additions and Condensations of Enols and Enolate Ions. A WORM AND A COMPUTER HELP ILLUMINATE DIABETES New York Times News Service, December 30, 1997 Diabetes, Glucolysis, Gluconegenesis Aldol Reaction, Aldolase, Insulin Chapter 23. Carbohydrates and Nucleic Acids. DOCTORS BEGIN NATION'S FIRST GENE THERAPY ON CANCER New York Times, October 6, 1998 Gene Therapy, Medical Ethics, Cancer DNA, Peptide Synthesis Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins. Chapter 24. Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins. FUTURE OF AIDS THERAPY SEEN IN COMBINING PROTEASE INHIBITORS Medical Tribune News Service, 1997 AIDS, Pharmaceuticals, Health HIV Infection, Protease Inhibitors, Antriretroviral Drugs Chapter 25. Lipids. IS BUTTER BETTER? HOW ABOUT OLIVE OIL? AND WHAT'S A TRANS FAT? Forth Worth Star-Telegram, May 6, 1998 Cholesterol, Diet, Health Fatty Acids, Triglycerides, Saturation Chapter 26. Synthetic Polymers. PAYING HOMAGE TO A NOBEL LAUREATE Cox News Service, August 28, 1997 Adhesives, Super glue Polymers, Polymerization