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August 19, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 33
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August 19, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 33
Contentious new guidelines on pharmaceutical impurities will force the drug industry to change testing strategies
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 10-13)
Features
Science & Technology
Computational modeling and directed evolution work together to jack up the activity of catalytic proteins (pp. 26-27)
Science & Technology
An airflow study of the New York City subway could improve responses to airborne chemical, radiological, and biological attacks or accidents (pp. 28-29)
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(p.7)

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(p.8)

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Collection of short stories by Carl Djerassi reveals much about the chemist and the man
(pp. 30-31)
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Science & Technology

Science fiction is the backdrop for director Neill Blomkamp’s exploration of humanity’s dark side
Computational modeling and directed evolution work together to jack up the activity of catalytic proteins
(pp. 26-27)
An airflow study of the New York City subway could improve responses to airborne chemical, radiological, and biological attacks or accidents
(pp. 28-29)

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