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June 15, 2015 Issue

Volume 93, Issue 24
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June 15, 2015 Issue, Vol. 93 | Iss. 24
Willie May rises from the segregated South through the ranks of the National Institute of Standards & Technology
By Andrea Widener
(pp. 11-14)
Features
Business
Innovators push ahead with alternative delivery systems for large-molecule drugs (pp. 18-20)
Science & Technology
Expanding field answers questions about formation temperatures of geological features and plant and animal matter (pp. 28-29)
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News of the Week

Flexible Electronics Injected Into Mouse Brains

Bioelectronics: Researchers use syringes to insert submicron-thick mesh electronics to record neuron activity in living animals
(p.5)

Patent Reform Bill Clears Hurdle In The Senate

Intellectual Property: Bill targeting trolls would also make it more difficult to invalidate patents
(p.6)

Syngenta Spurns Second Monsanto Bid, Citing Antitrust Risks

Possible next steps for Monsanto include a higher offer or hostile takeover
(p.6)

Advion Sold To Diagnostics Firm

Acquisition: Deal is Second within a Year Transferring a U.S. Mass Spectrometer Maker to a Chinese Firm
(p.7)

From Sugarcane To Jet Fuel

Biobased Chemistry: New method for making aviation fuel could cut greenhouse gas emissions
(p.7)

Enzyme Inhibitor Helps Tissue Heal In Mice

Drug Discovery: Small molecule blocks the breakdown of key prostaglandin to promote cell proliferation
(p.8)

Robert Massie Dies At 66

Obituary: Longtime head of CAS guided chemical information organization into the digital age
(p.8)

Europe’s Science Base Under Threat

Policy: Chemical regulations, science funding cuts viewed as threat to chemistry R&D
(p.9)

Researchers Transplant Part Of A 24-Hour Biological Clock Into Live Bacteria

Synthetic Biology: Circadian clock proteins from cyanobacteria work inside noncircadian E. Coli
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

EPA’s water impact analysis largely overlooks chemical tracers
(p.23)
Willie May rises from the segregated South through the ranks of the National Institute of Standards & Technology
(pp. 11-14)
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Science & Technology

Expanding field answers questions about formation temperatures of geological features and plant and animal matter
(pp. 28-29)
Mass spectrometrists gather in St. Louis for ASMS meeting
(pp. 30-31)
Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning samples the molecular makeup of this sweet summer fruit
(p.32)

Career & Employment

Regional chemical industry strengthens ties with educators to build skills and ensure employment needs are filled
(pp. 34-36)

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