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August 25, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 34
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August 25, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 34
Faced with mounting scandals, food industry looks for ways to prevent the next one from happening
By Marc S. Reisch
(pp. 8-13)
Features
Government & Policy
Historic mission to eradicate toxic materials at sea is complete (p.21)
Science & Technology
ACS Meeting News: Chemists debate a new approach to the International System of Units (p.25)
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U.S. Shale Gas Heads Overseas

Petrochemicals: Companies in Europe and India ready plant conversions to use the cheap feedstock
(p.3)

Feds End Probe Of Tesoro Blast

Inquiry: No charges filed as Justice Department closes criminal investigation of fatal accident
(p.4)

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Biochemistry: Cleavable photo-cross-linker aids protein-protein interaction analysis
(p.4)

Activist Investors Take Stakes In FMC And DSM

Hedge funds target chemical firms for investment returns
(p.5)

Artificial Skin Changes Color

Materials Science: Octopus camouflage inspires light-responsive device
(p.5)

Dengue Fever Cases Surge Following Taiwanese Explosion

Outbreak adds to clouds over future of region’s petrochemical industry
(p.6)

Targeting Quorum Sensing Could Lead To Evolution-Proof Antibiotics

Cell study suggests bacteria resistant to quorum-sensing blockers can’t gain upper hand
(p.6)

Court Rejects Most Claims In Endangered Species Case

Federal court rules that challenges to pesticide approvals are time-barred
(p.7)

Watching A Helper Protein Do Its Job

Enzyme Mechanisms: Technique monitors fast motions of acyl carrier protein ‘arm’
(p.7)
 

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Science & Technology

ACS Meeting News: Chemists debate a new approach to the International System of Units
(p.25)
A look at recent patenting activity in thin-film solar cells, brought to you by C&EN and CAS
(p.27)
ACS Meeting News: Software developers seek to reduce redundancy by writing reusable code
(p.26)

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