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June 8, 2015 Issue

Volume 93, Issue 23
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June 8, 2015 Issue, Vol. 93 | Iss. 23
Nanotechnology’s chiral superstars were overshadowed by hype, but researchers believe they still have potential
By Matt Davenport
(pp. 10-15)
Features
Business
Growers scramble to replace key pesticide that helped protect plants from diseases, insects, and weeds (pp. 18-19)
Science & Technology
Experiments aim to fill gap left by end of weapons testing (pp. 27-29)
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News of the Week

Brits Hold Positive Views Of Chemistry

Survey: U.K. public says benefits of the science and industry outweigh harms
(p.5)

Amphotericin B Analogs Boast Lower Toxicity

Drug Discovery: Drugs based on new amphotericin B derivatives could have reduced side effects
(p.6)

Apollo To Buy OM Group

Acquisition: Private equity firm to pay $1 billion for beleaguered metal chemicals maker
(p.6)

Chemicals Law Reform Bill Moves Toward Full Vote In House Of Representatives

Legislation: Bipartisan legislation would modernize commercial chemicals regulation
(p.7)

Small Molecule Triggers Tissue Renewal

Regenerative Medicine: Compound boosts levels of key protein, helping mice to regrow healthy tissue cut from their ears
(p.7)

Researchers Report First Mechanism For Compound That Fixes RNA Splicing

Drug Discovery: Molecular-level view could aid discovery of drugs for RNA-splicing diseases, such as spinal muscular atrophy
(p.8)

Teva Settles Pay-For-Delay Case

Antitrust: Drugmaker will pay $1.2 billion to refund buyers who paid too much for Provigil
(p.8)

Alzheimer’s Peptide May Disrupt Sleep Leading To Impaired Memory

Neuroscience: Study suggests one mechanism for how amyloid-β negatively affects memory
(p.9)

Chemistry Nobel Laureate Irwin Rose Dies

Biochemist shared 2004 prize for work on regulated protein degradation
(p.9)
 

Departments

ACS News

After 18 months on the job, head of ACS division outlines his plans for the unit
(pp. 33-34)
American Chemical Society honors work that enabled large-scale production of iron and steel
(p.35)
Symposium will feature the latest advances in liquid-phase separations
(p.36)

Education

University of Tokyo invites third-year students to its undergraduate transfer program
(p.31)
Master of Chemical Sciences program combines Ph.D.-level courses with professional development, research experience
(p.32)