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December 1, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 48
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December 1, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 48
Scientists are deciphering the virus’s inner workings in an effort to develop effective drugs
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 8-15)
Features
ACS News
Efforts to diversify American Chemical Society governance start with the leadership pipeline (pp. 32-33)
Newscripts
 (p.40)
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News of the Week

Worries Grow Over Europe’s Competitiveness

Chemical Industry: Association calls for more R&D funding, energy policy revamp
(p.4)

Engineers Combine 3-D Printing With Ionic Liquids To Make Conductive Materials

Materials: Technique could enable the fabrication of components for batteries or even tissue scaffolds
(p.5)

President’s Immigration Plan Provides Some Changes For Science And Technology Workers

Obama’s order would not increase the number of heavily sought H-1B visas for high-tech workers
(p.5)

Cheap Templates For Solar Cells Now On Blu-Ray

Nanofabrication: Structures patterned by Blu-ray discs could boost the efficiency of photovoltaic devices
(p.6)

Third Point, Dow Bury The Hatchet

Finance: Hedge fund’s supporters, plus two others, will join Dow’s board
(p.6)

Rare Disease Firms BioMarin And Prosensa To Merge

Biotechnology: Deal is next twist in race to get DMD drug approved
(p.7)

Scientists Catch Damage-Free Glimpse Of Photosynthesis Complex

Crystallography: Manganese atoms in photosystem II’s catalytic center have different oxidation states than previously thought
(p.7)
 

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ACS News

Efforts to diversify American Chemical Society governance start with the leadership pipeline
(pp. 32-33)
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Science & Technology

Better known as time keepers, these devices are now so sensitive to atoms’ oscillations they can remotely detect brain activity
(p.29)
Materials choices are key to making devices that biodegrade harmlessly
(p.28)
Scientists are deciphering the virus’s inner workings in an effort to develop effective drugs
(pp. 8-15)

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