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September 7, 2015 Issue

Volume 93, Issue 35
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September 7, 2015 Issue, Vol. 93 | Iss. 35
Rapid adoption of CRISPR/Cas9 technology is changing our ability to explore genomics and treat genetic diseases
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 14-20)
Features
Science & Technology
Researchers develop antiprion compounds that disrupt protein aggregation in animal brains (pp. 37-39)
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First Metal-Organic Framework Made With Protein

Bioinorganic Chemistry: Engineered protein, metal ion, and linker form new type of hybrid material
(p.9)

Chemical Safety Board Gets New Chief

Reform: Sutherland calls for internal examination at struggling panel
(p.10)

China Seeks Factory Relocations In Wake Of Tianjin Disaster

Fallout: As another chemical facility explodes, authorities in Beijing ponder response
(p.10)

Another Neurodegenerative Disease Linked To Prion Mechanism

Neuroscience: α-Synuclein acts like a prion protein and can transmit Parkinson’s-like disease to mice
(p.11)

Environmental Protection Agency Proposes To Halt Health Care Facilities From Flushing Some Drugs Down The Drain

Water Pollution: Action aimed at unused pharmaceuticals considered hazardous waste
(p.11)

Textiles Are New Growth Business For Chemical Firms

Manufacturing: Once declining market shows new signs of life in the U.S.
(p.12)

Wasp Venom Peptide Selectively Punctures Cancer Cell Membranes

Drug Discovery: Peptide may target phospholipids when attacking tumor cells
(p.12)

Mutant Enzyme Helps Plants Tolerate TNT

Environment: Plants with mutant gene thrive in TNT-laden soil
(p.13)

Probe Molecules Detect Formaldehyde In Live Cells

Chemical Biology: Two different probes undergo aza-Cope reactions after binding the metabolite
(p.13)
 

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ACS Meeting News: Encoding DNA with digital information and encasing it in silica nanoparticles could save documents and data for future generations
(pp. 40-41)
ACS Meeting News: Princeton team of chemists is using visible-light-activated catalysts to make difficult reactions possible
(pp. 42-43)
Researchers develop antiprion compounds that disrupt protein aggregation in animal brains
(pp. 37-39)

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