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June 18, 2012 Issue

Volume 90, Issue 25
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June 18, 2012 Issue, Vol. 90 | Iss. 25
Following the recent success of two conjugates, companies are focused on developing the next generation of the cancer technology
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 12-18)
Features
Government & Policy
Latest estimates of longer time and higher cost reflect conservative approach, not trouble (pp. 29-31)
Science & Technology
Controversial theory of flavor pairing seeks to illuminate why foods go together well (pp. 37-40)
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Controversial theory of flavor pairing seeks to illuminate why foods go together well
(pp. 37-40)
As current as smartphones, as eternal as ancient Chinese tea sets, glass enjoys a clear advantage in many applications
(pp. 34-36)
Documentary filmmakers explore the human side of the periodic table
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