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May 18, 2015 Issue

Volume 93, Issue 20
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May 18, 2015 Issue, Vol. 93 | Iss. 20
Even an act of Congress doesn’t move sun filters closer to approval
By Marc S. Reisch
(pp. 10-15)
Features
Science & Technology
Use of mass spec for clinical diagnostics is increasing, but labs face uncertainty about FDA’s plans to regulate tests (pp. 32-34)
Science & Technology
Percentage of underrepresented minorities in faculty positions remains stuck at 4% (pp. 37-39)
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News of the Week

DuPont Fends Off Activist Challenge

Business: Trian comes up short in its bid to unseat four DuPont directors
(pp. 1-5)

Amyloid Fibril Has Unusual Structure

Structural Biology: Researchers generate Alzheimer’s-related fibril, find it has S-shaped configuration
(p.6)

Court Delays U.S. Sales Of First Biosimilar Drug

Pharmaceuticals: Court postpones launch of Novartis’s version of Amgen’s biological product
(p.6)

Drugmaker, University Join To Find A Cure For HIV

Pharmaceuticals: GlaxoSmithKline, University of North Carolina will set up research partnership
(p.7)

Holograms Help To Power Up Microbatteries

Energy Storage: Polymer patterning technique lets researchers pack more power into miniature lithium-ion batteries
(p.7)

Congress Puts Pressure On Obama Administration To Release Pollinator Protection Plan

Pesticides: Federal plan for safeguarding bees is five months overdue
(p.8)

Microfluidic Technique Forms Complex Patterns From Soft Materials

Colloid Chemistry: Simple method controllably produces variety of droplet geometries for future functional materials
(p.8)

2014 Profits Are Strong For Japan’s Chemical Firms

Finance: Weak yen, low oil prices, and a strong U.S. economy bolstered fiscal 2014 results
(p.9)

Syngenta Rejects Bid By Monsanto

Agriculture: $45 billion deemed not enough to create world’s largest seeds and pesticides producer
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

Corning’s century-old glass innovation has had a revolutionary impact on cooking and chemistry
(pp. 35-36)
Percentage of underrepresented minorities in faculty positions remains stuck at 4%
(pp. 37-39)
Use of mass spec for clinical diagnostics is increasing, but labs face uncertainty about FDA’s plans to regulate tests
(pp. 32-34)

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