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February 4, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 5
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February 4, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 5
Sales boost in energy drinks and deaths linked to the products make scientists and regulators worry about safe levels of the stimulant
By Lauren K. Wolf
(pp. 9-12)
Features
Business
Cancer and rare diseases treatments dominate the list of new drugs approved (pp. 15-17)
Government & Policy
Chemical industry urges White House to pursue a more aggressive trade policy (pp. 21-23)
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News of the Week

Taking NMR And MRI To The Nanoscale

Spectroscopy: New detector fills gaps in existing analysis techniques
(p.4)

Immigration Reform Rising

Science Visas: Amid wider reform efforts, a bipartisan bill would double opportunities for foreign science and technology workers
(p.5)

PepsiCo To Pull Brominated Vegetable Oil Out Of Gatorade

Soft Drinks: Plans to replace ingredient come on tails of negative perception, online petition
(p.5)

Blocking Enzyme’s Pinching Action Could Thwart Antibiotic Resistance

Superbugs: Enzyme structure points to potential drug development strategy
(p.6)

Shareholder Groups Want Spots On Ferro, Calgon Carbon Boards

Finance: Investors seek management shake-up to improve shareholder value
(p.6)

EPA To Ban Certain Rodent Poisons

Pesticides: To protect children and wildlife, the agency has decided to ban products that contain toxic chemicals
(p.7)

Mixed Earnings In Fourth Quarter

Profits: Large chemical firms manage to make money despite some weak market segments
(p.7)

LEDs Made From Silicon Quantum Dots Shine In New Colors

Nanotechnology: The silicon devices could serve as an alternative to light-emitting diodes based on toxic metals
(p.8)

Standard Oil-Spill Tests Might Miss Important Class Of Chemicals

Detection: Methods don’t catch about half of total oil compounds in some water and sand samples
(p.8)
 

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Science & Technology

Molecular information helps surgeons distinguish between cancer and healthy tissue
(pp. 29-30)
Dustup typifies challenges of a maturing field, say reinforced peptide experts
(pp. 26-28)
Sales boost in energy drinks and deaths linked to the products make scientists and regulators worry about safe levels of the stimulant
(pp. 9-12)

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