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August 11, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 32
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August 11, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 32
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Features
Business
Cheap gas and strong demand forge a petrochemical partnership between the U.S. and China (pp. 12-13)
Science & Technology
Doctors aim to treat pregnancy complications by better understanding this mysterious organ (pp. 28-31)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Seeds Sprout Select Nanotubes

Nanotechnology: Chemists create just one type of single-walled carbon nanotube from polycyclic precursor
(p.5)

Deadly Chemical Blasts In Taiwan

Process safety: Operator allegedly let propylene leak for two hours prior to accident
(p.6)

Peeking Inside A Capacitor

Energy Storage: Imaging method tracks ion dynamics in real time
(p.6)

Treating Ebola

Pharmaceuticals: Sparse drug pipeline is unlikely to offer immediate solutions to outbreak
(p.7)

Handheld Analyzer Provides Lab-Like Capabilities For Only $25

Instruments: Affordable electrochemical device uses any cell phone to transmit data
(p.8)

MicroRNA Levels Indicate Acetaminophen Poisoning In Blood Tests

Panel of 11 microRNAs bests a conventional biomarker in small group of patients
(p.8)

Danger From Microcystins In Toledo Water Unclear

Safety: Algal contaminants have varying toxicities
(p.9)

Department Of Energy To Launch Public Access Portal

DOE is first agency to respond to White House requirements for results of federally funded research
(p.9)
 

Departments

Government & Policy

Data help draw the line between naturally occurring hazardous elements in soils and industrial pollution
(pp. 21-22)
Three-dimensional chips are gaining interest from regulators for use in drug safety and chemical assessments
(pp. 19-20)