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February 3, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 5
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February 3, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 5
Inactive but essential drug ingredients are getting checked out with modern rigor to ensure their quality
By Jyllian Kemsley
(pp. 9-11)
Features
Government & Policy
 (pp. 21-24)
Science & Technology
Research on the toxic metal’s effects on the brain bolsters the hypothesis that childhood exposure is linked to criminal acts (pp. 27-29)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Obama Lays Out His Plans

State Of The Union: President proposes small steps, unilateral action that will impact the chemical enterprise
(p.4)

In Search Of An Ideal Route To Hydrogen Peroxide

Chemical Reagents: Researchers develop a highly selective catalyst for making the widely used bleaching agent and oxidant
(p.5)

Lanxess Drops CEO As Profits Fall

Leadership: Management change may precede restructuring and cost cutting
(p.5)

Geraldine Richmond To Lead AAAS

Elections: Surface chemist and long-time advocate for women in science and engineering to head scientific society in 2015
(p.6)

NMR Structures Get Sharper With Rosetta

Computer program refines nuclear magnetic resonance structures of proteins, making them more similar to X-ray crystal structures
(p.6)

Accelrys Acquired By French Software Firm

Lab Automation: Dassault Systèmes acquires laboratory information management software firm
(p.7)

Fourth-Quarter Earnings Surge For Chemical Makers

Finances: Strong earnings reports help executives appeal to investors
(p.7)

Chemist Sent To Prison For Selling Silicone Formulas

Trade Secrets: Former Wacker employee sentenced to two years in prison for stealing intellectual property
(p.8)

Enzyme Makes Tough-To-Construct C–N Bonds

Chemical Biology: Halogenase directly adds nitrite or azide to unactivated aliphatic carbons
(p.8)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

Red blood cells in blood banks might fare better if stored in solutions with less glucose
(p.30)
Inactive but essential drug ingredients are getting checked out with modern rigor to ensure their quality
(pp. 9-11)
Research on the toxic metal’s effects on the brain bolsters the hypothesis that childhood exposure is linked to criminal acts
(pp. 27-29)

Career & Employment

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