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September 22, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 38
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September 22, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 38
Conference highlights how computational and experimental chemists are applying bonding models to more complex systems
By Stephen K. Ritter
(pp. 10-13)
Features
Government & Policy
Federal working group cites need for reforms, but agencies seek more review (pp. 20-23)
Science & Technology
ACS Meeting News: Researchers zero in on flavor molecules, ponder ways to control them during production (pp. 28-30)
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Curtailing HFCs

Climate Change: White House and industry pledge to pare back emissions of powerful greenhouse gases
(p.6)

Controlling Li-Air Battery Chemistry

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(p.7)

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(p.7)

Pump Up The Enzyme

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(p.8)

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(p.8)

Compound Protects Brain Cells From Explosive Force

Neuroscience: Small molecule preserves memory and motor skills in mice exposed to simulated blast
(p.9)

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(p.9)
 

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Book dramatizes the origins of Oral Contraceptives
(pp. 32-33)
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Science & Technology

Conference highlights how computational and experimental chemists are applying bonding models to more complex systems
(pp. 10-13)
ACS Meeting News: Researchers zero in on flavor molecules, ponder ways to control them during production
(pp. 28-30)

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