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All About Antibiotics - Speaking of Chemistry Ep. 8

Why should you finish all your antibiotics, even if you're starting to feel better? Carmen Drahl explains in the latest Speaking of Chemistry.

 
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January 7, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 1
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January 7, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 1
By Marinda Li Wu
(pp. 2-4)
Features
Government & Policy
Nobody knows why a trio of EPA proposals under the Toxic Substances Control Act are stuck at White House (pp. 16-17)
Science & Technology
Supply problems with vital rare-earth metals attract new magnet-making methods (pp. 23-25)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Fiscal Cliff Deal Sets Up March Battle

Federal Budget: Scientists and industry worry about deep spending cuts that were put off until spring
(p.7)

EPA Finalizes Boiler Rule

Air Pollution: Standards will reduce hazardous emissions from chemical plants, refineries
(p.8)

How An Insect Version Of Antifreeze Works

Biochemistry: Antifreeze protein influences a network of water molecules to stop ice
(p.8)

Clariant Sells Three Businesses To SK Capital For $550 Million

Portfolio Adjustments: Sale of textile chemicals, paper specialties, and emulsions businesses part of growth and profit strategy
(p.9)

Founders Revive ‘One-step’ Biofuel Firm Qteros

Technology for single-step cellulosic ethanol gets a second chance
(p.9)

ACS Posts Online Review Of Leadscope Case

A comprehensive explanation gives the public access to the history and ramifications of the case
(p.10)

Environment Chief Resigns

Personnel: Lisa Jackson will depart the Environmental Protection Agency
(p.10)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Early-career scientists in Europe worry about future research funding
(pp. 20-21)
Agency looks at impacts on economy, including effect on chemical industry
(pp. 18-19)
Nobody knows why a trio of EPA proposals under the Toxic Substances Control Act are stuck at White House
(pp. 16-17)

Books

Science writer Michael Freemantle explores how science and technology defined The ‘Chemists’ War,’ World War I
(pp. 27-28)