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October 22, 2012 Issue

Volume 90, Issue 43
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October 22, 2012 Issue, Vol. 90 | Iss. 43
Immunotherapies and drugs offer the promise of safety to food-allergy sufferers and their loved ones
By Lauren K. Wolf
(pp. 12-17)
Features
Government & Policy
Presidential candidates offer different paths on energy and regulatory policies (pp. 32-33)
Science & Technology
Outlays up 10.6% for chemistry, above the 6.3% growth for science and engineering as a whole (pp. 36-40)
Back Issues
 
Detecting Food Allergens
Analytical methods help protect consumers from food allergens
(pp. 18-20)
 

News of the Week

Range Of Radiocarbon Dating Gets A Boost

Analytical Science: New data from ancient lake’s sediments dramatically improve the accuracy of 14C dating
(p.7)

A123 Systems Goes Bankrupt

Electric Vehicles: Battery maker will sell its automotive business to Johnson Controls
(p.8)

Obama, Romney Briefly Touch On Science Policy Issues In Second Debate

Politics: Candidates state their positions on several science policy issues
(p.8)

Pushing The Limits Of Orbitrap Mass Analyzer

Mass Spectrometry: Modified instrument can analyze large, intact protein complexes
(p.9)

Ecolab To Pay $2.2 Billion For Oil And Gas Chemicals Firm Champion

Energy: Maker of cleaning products will buy oil and gas chemicals firm Champion for $2.2 billion
(p.10)

Green Route To Glycols

Catalysis: Encapsulated complex drives epoxide-to-diol reactions without reagent excess
(p.10)

Easy Route To Sugar Building Blocks

Carbohydrates: Simple method could ease preparation of oligosaccharides
(p.11)

New Geoscience Supercomputer

Computer Modeling: ‘Yellowstone’ begins operations in Wyoming to aid earth science research
(p.11)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

A new collection of correspondence fleshes out decades of the 18th-century chemist’s working life
(pp. 41-42)
Analytical methods help protect consumers from food allergens
(pp. 18-20)
Immunotherapies and drugs offer the promise of safety to food-allergy sufferers and their loved ones
(pp. 12-17)
Outlays up 10.6% for chemistry, above the 6.3% growth for science and engineering as a whole
(pp. 36-40)

Career & Employment

Top companies encourage employees to push personal boundaries
(pp. 45-47)

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