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July 13, 2015 Issue

Volume 93, Issue 28
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July 13, 2015 Issue, Vol. 93 | Iss. 28
Experts learn from Exxon Valdez and Deepwater Horizon to plan for future accidents
By Jyllian Kemsley
(pp. 8-12)
Features
Science & Technology
As the long-alkyl-chain fluorocarbons found in many household products are replaced with short-chain ones, debate over safety continues (pp. 27-29)
ACS News
Honolulu, Dec. 15–20 (pp. 36-42)
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News of the Week

Fortifying Combustion-Powered Soft Robots With 3-D Printing

Materials: Printable polymers with a range of elastic properties make for more rugged robot rompers
(p.3)

Blood Protein Linked To Age-Related Memory Loss

Neuroscience: Finding ways to reduce levels of β2-microglobulin could lead to therapies to combat mental decline
(p.4)

EPA Clamps Down On Hydrofluorocarbons

Climate Change: Regulation will bar some uses of the potent greenhouse gases
(p.4)

Allergan Steps Up Acquistions

Pharmaceuticals: Post-megamerger, Irish specialty drug firm enters deals for migraine and other drugs
(p.5)

China Stock Rout Hits Chemical Firms

Finance: Makers of drugs and chemicals are caught in a selling frenzy
(p.5)

Helium Price Spikes Are Hurting Academic Labs, Researchers Tell Congress

Critical Materials: University scientists worry about getting priced out of the market
(p.6)

Structure Of Vesicle That Transports Cargo Around Cells Is Determined

Structural Biology: Researchers use cryoelectron tomography and cross-linking mass spectrometry to achieve feat
(p.6)

First Woman Nominated To Lead The National Academy Of Sciences

Leadership: If elected, geophysicist Marcia McNutt would become the first woman president of the organization
(p.7)

Tomography Maps Aluminum Clusters In Zeolites

Materials: Technique could help improve performance of the industrially critical catalysts
(p.7)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning serves up some chemical facts about how grilling produces smoky flavor
(p.30)
Experts learn from Exxon Valdez and Deepwater Horizon to plan for future accidents
(pp. 8-12)
As the long-alkyl-chain fluorocarbons found in many household products are replaced with short-chain ones, debate over safety continues
(pp. 27-29)
Estos robustos robots de combustión emplean impresiones 3D hechas con polímeros de elasticidad variable.
(p.3)

Letters

Letters(p.2)