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August 31, 2015 Issue

Volume 93, Issue 34
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August 31, 2015 Issue, Vol. 93 | Iss. 34
Stream of bad news muddies outlook for chemical companies in China
By Jean-François Tremblay
(pp. 8-14)
Features
Science & Technology
In the midst of the mighty storm, a skeleton crew of faculty and staff hatched a plan to save the valuable instruments (pp. 27-29)
Science & Technology
Technology to convert coal-derived methanol into olefins is a big win for academics (pp. 30-31)
Science & Technology
ACS Meeting News: Methods tease apart pigment granules that help squid and related critters change color (p.32)
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News of the Week

80-Year-Old Langmuir-Blodgett Technique Gets An Electrospray Update

Altered method now easily produces thin films of colloidal particles on surfaces
(p.3)

Chemists Iron Out [2+2] Cycloadditions

Organic Synthesis: Tunable catalyst simplifies turning commodity alkenes into cyclobutane building blocks
(p.4)

Determining The Age Of Fingerprints

Forensic Science: New technique could help investigators validate and prioritize evidence
(p.4)

China Stresses Industrial Safety

Tianjin: Authorities step up inspections, detain 23 people, but a second facility blows up
(p.5)

Red Fireworks Go Green

Environmental Science: Ditching chlorine-based ingredients in red pyrotechnics avoids the production of carcinogenic chemicals in the fallout
(p.6)

Sensors Rapidly Screen Transplantable Lungs For Warning Signs

Clinical Chemistry: Chip-based devices could help save donor lungs and patient lives
(p.6)

China Slowdown Rattles Stock Market


Finance: Chemical shares slip along with other stocks as oil glut amplifies uncertainty
(p.7)

Protein Stores Copper For Methane-Digesting Bacteria

Structural Biology: Tetramer of four-helix bundles holds a total of 52 copper ions
(p.7)
 

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Science & Technology

ACS Meeting News: Methods tease apart pigment granules that help squid and related critters change color
(p.32)
A look at recent patenting activity in seawater desalination technologies, brought to you by C&EN and CAS
(p.33)
Technology to convert coal-derived methanol into olefins is a big win for academics
(pp. 30-31)
In the midst of the mighty storm, a skeleton crew of faculty and staff hatched a plan to save the valuable instruments
(pp. 27-29)
Medio ambiente: Al dejar de utilizar compuestos clorados en las pirotecnias de color rojo, se evitaría la formación de materiales carcinógenos presentes en los restos que quedan tras la combustión.
(p.6)