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February 9, 2015 Issue

Volume 93, Issue 6
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February 9, 2015 Issue, Vol. 93 | Iss. 6
As foodmakers add protein to more of the things we eat, could a switch to plant-based proteins help our health and the planet?
By Melody M. Bomgardner
(pp. 8-13)
Features
Business
Chemical giant celebrates its 150th anniversary with events aimed at developing solutions to global 
challenges (pp. 16-18)
Science & Technology
Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning examines the scientific evidence behind the titillating claims (p.29)
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(p.3)

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(p.4)

Keystone Pipeline Bill Passes Senate With Energy Efficiency Measures

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(p.4)

Chemistry-Based Biotech Start-Ups Secure Funding

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(p.5)

Pfizer To Acquire Generics Maker Hospira

Pharmaceuticals: $17 billion deal presages a possible break-up of the drug company
(p.5)

Carl Djerassi: Chemist, Writer

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(p.6)

Scientists Watch Neural Connections Strengthen In Live Mice

Neuroscience: New method visualizes the biochemical changes that happen at synapses during learning and memory
(p.6)

Scientists Observe Elusive Radical Involved In Combustion And Aerosol Chemistry

Oxidation: Measurements of hydroperoxyalkyl radical may improve engines, atmospheric models
(p.7)

Yucca Mountain Remains Stalled

Nuclear waste: Site safety confirmed, but construction not recommended
(p.7)
 

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