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August 26, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 34
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August 26, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 34
Instrument makers pack increased power into miniaturized analytical gear
By Marc S. Reisch
(pp. 11-15)
Features
Government & Policy
System works to implement and improve upon legally mandated program to protect researchers (pp. 21-23)
Science & Technology
Study yields new comparative global warming data to assist scientists and business and regulatory decisionmakers (pp. 27-28)
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News of the Week

Moving Vans For Cellular Proteins

Chemical Biology: Hybrid small molecules tweak cell signals by repositioning proteins
(p.5)

DuPont Settles Titanium Dioxide Pricing Lawsuit

Price Fixing: $72 million payout resolves charge of conspiring to rig prices for pigment
(p.6)

Where The Researchers Are

Employment: Census data analysis shows U.S. states and metropolitan areas with highest concentrations of scientists and engineers
(p.6)

Building Better Hydrogenases

Biocatalysis: Synthetic building block provides a simple shortcut to hydrogen-producing enzymes
(p.7)

Jillian Buriak Named New Editor Of Chemistry Of Materials

University of Alberta chemistry professor will succeed Leonard Interrante in January 2014
(p.7)

Lyme Disease Skyrockets

Public Health: Some 300,000 cases of tick-borne illness occur each year in the U.S., 10 times previous estimates
(p.8)

Sasol Exits Iranian Venture

Sanctions: South African chemical giant ends a controversial business relationship
(p.8)

Life Sciences Deals Cool, Deal Values Heat Up

Acquisitions: First-half 2013 results may signal heightened competition
(p.9)

Pinpointing Intermediates

Catalysis: Study identifies key player in NOx cleanup, shows connection to enzyme catalysis
(p.9)
 

Departments

Books

Instrument builder retraces his path getting a spectrometer on the Mars rover Curiosity
(pp. 30-31)