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November 10, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 45
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November 10, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 45
Regulators and scientists are working out how to best address affordable versions of complex drug formulations
By Matt Davenport
(pp. 10-13)
Features
Business
Small by global standards, Japanese agrochemical firms are prolific inventors (pp. 17-19)
Government & Policy
Industry, public health advocates clash over need for a more stringent standard (pp. 24-25)
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News of the Week

Simulation Technique Finds Reaction Products Not Seen In Experiments

Computational Chemistry: Ab initio nanoreactor points to unexplored reaction mechanisms
(p.5)

Chinese Firm Buys Former Boehringer Ingelheim Plant

Pharma Chemicals: Deal could be first of several U.S. acquisitions by Chinese drug firms
(p.6)

Elections Bolster Industry Agenda

Congress: Chemical makers expect progress on TSCA reform, other priorities
(p.6)

Journals Adopt New Reproducibility Standards

Dozens of publishers sign on to effort that aims to make research easier to confirm
(p.7)

Polypropylene Found In New Form

Plastics: Fifth crystal form of commercial polymer could find industrial use
(p.7)

Tokuyama Takes Loss On Malaysia Polysilicon Plant

Investment Gone Sour: Search for lower production costs results in debacle

(p.8)

Two-Dimensional MOFs Boost Gas Separation

Materials: Thin sheets of metal-organic framework compounds improve membrane properties
(p.8)

Dimming The Lights On Photocatalysis

Organic Synthesis: Strategies make visible-light-driven reactions easier
(p.9)

Japan Delivers Steady Results

First half: Chemical companies are buoyed by improving economic conditions
(p.9)
 

Departments

Government & Policy

Countries call for precaution as new technology is developed
(p.27)
Industry, public health advocates clash over need for a more stringent standard
(pp. 24-25)
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Science & Technology

Porous granules remove arsenic, microbes, and other contaminants in simple-to-operate system
(p.33)
Professor discusses department’s response to laboratory explosion
(p.34)
Regulators and scientists are working out how to best address affordable versions of complex drug formulations
(pp. 10-13)
Annual meeting of black chemists and chemical engineers focused on entrepreneurship
(pp. 31-32)

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