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October 8, 2012 Issue

Volume 90, Issue 41
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October 8, 2012 Issue, Vol. 90 | Iss. 41
Researchers apply advanced analytical techniques to profile naturally occurring chemicals to track food origin, nutrition, and flavor
By Jyllian Kemsley
(pp. 14-19)
Features
Government & Policy
Presidential candidates Obama and Romney talk about science policy issues facing the U.S. (pp. 32-36)
Science & Technology
Graphene is joined by a growing collection of ultrathin crystals with new properties and applications (pp. 44-47)
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Chemist Charged In Crime Lab Scandal

Forensics: Thousands of drug samples tested by Annie Dookhan could be in question
(p.9)

Deadly Explosion At Japanese Polymer Plant Could Cause Diaper Shortage

Shortage: Nippon Shokubai facility produces superabsorbent polymers
(p.10)

Round 1 Of Presidential Debates

Politics: Obama and Romney lay out positions on energy, education in their first debate
(p.10)

Civil Libertarians Seek Second Supreme Court Review Of Gene Patents

Biotechnology: ACLU aims to nullify Myriad Genetics’ patents on cancer genes
(p.11)

Homogeneous Glycoprotein Made

Carbohydrate Synthesis: Ten-year effort yields erythropoietin with sugars at native sites
(p.11)

Coca-Cola Pushes Bioplastic Plans

Polymers: Soft drink giant, with help of Indian firm, aims to secure raw material for biobased bottles
(p.12)

Painkiller Found In Snake Venom

Drug Discovery: Peptides boast potency of morphine while lacking its side effects
(p.12)
 

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Government & Policy

Industry fights bid to use Clean Air Act to require safer technology at chemical facilities
(pp. 37-39)
Conference endorses international work on endocrine disrupters, nanomaterials, and perfluorinated compounds
(p.41)
Presidential candidates Obama and Romney talk about science policy issues facing the U.S.
(pp. 32-36)
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Science & Technology

Researchers apply advanced analytical techniques to profile naturally occurring chemicals to track food origin, nutrition, and flavor
(pp. 14-19)
Mutations in a single protein confer protection against heart- and brain-stopping toxin
(p.48)
Graphene is joined by a growing collection of ultrathin crystals with new properties and applications
(pp. 44-47)

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