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October 12, 2015 Issue

Volume 93, Issue 40
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October 12, 2015 Issue, Vol. 93 | Iss. 40
C&EN explores the past and future interplay of light and chemistry
By Jyllian Kemsley
(pp. 13-19)
Features
Business
Unique companies invest early and often to develop technology from the ivory tower (pp. 22-25)
Science & Technology
Glycolipids and analogs are being investigated as potential drugs and vaccine adjuvants (pp. 34-36)
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News of the Week

Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich, And Aziz Sancar Win 2015 Nobel Prize In Chemistry For DNA Repair

Researchers uncovered biochemical mechanisms that protect our genetic material
(p.6)

Nobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine

Awards: William C. Campbell, Satoshi Ōmura, and Youyou Tu win for drugs against parasitic diseases
(p.7)

Industries’ Views Mixed On Pacific Rim Trade Pact

Business: U.S. chemical producers back pact, pharmaceutical makers unhappy with provisions on biologics
(p.8)

Takaaki Kajita And Arthur B. McDonald Win 2015 Nobel Prize In Physics

Awards: Discovery that neutrinos have mass upended subatomic physics
(p.8)

DuPont’s CEO Kullman To Retire

Management: Sudden departure accompanied by lower earnings forecast for the year
(p.9)

Cyanobacteria May Feed Populations Of Oil-Degrading Microbes In The Ocean

Environment: Photosynthetic microbes could produce alkanes on par with oil-producing nations
(p.10)

Exploring The Molecular Basis Of “Runner’s High”

Neuroscience: Exercise-induced endocannabinoids decrease anxiety and pain perception in mice, study suggests
(p.10)

Catalyst Converts Strong C–H Bonds To Amines Selectively

Organic Synthesis: Inexpensive manganese-based catalyst aminates strong C–H bonds and avoids side reactions with alkenes
(p.11)

New EPA Limit On Ground-Level Ozone Draws Mixed Response

Air Pollution: Chemical industry opposes rule, health advocates sought more protective level
(p.11)
 

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Science & Technology

Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning carves up the seasonal squash to reveal the molecules behind their color, aroma, and taste
(p.38)
Glycolipids and analogs are being investigated as potential drugs and vaccine adjuvants
(pp. 34-36)
C&EN explores the past and future interplay of light and chemistry
(pp. 13-19)
Los investigadores descubrieron los mecanismos bioquímicos que protegen nuestro material genético.
(p.6)