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October 26, 2015 Issue

Volume 93, Issue 42
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October 26, 2015 Issue, Vol. 93 | Iss. 42
Researchers at the Joint BioEnergy Institute transform biomass into energy-rich fuel molecules
By Melody M. Bomgardner
(pp. 8-13)
Features
Business
EPA limitations on hydrofluorocarbons give Honeywell an opening for an environmentally acceptable substitute (pp. 15-16)
Science & Technology
Study finds that GC-MS changes or destroys sample compounds (pp. 25-26)
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Shining Light On Dark Chemical Matter

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(p.4)

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(p.5)

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(p.5)

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(p.6)

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 Admits To Faulty Construction

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(p.6)

China Plans Inspections Of Ports, Chemical Plants

Safety: Regimen comes in wake of fatal warehouse explosion in Tianjin
(p.7)

Understanding Of Bacterial Protein’s Defense Strategy Could Lead To Antibiotics

Mechanistic Studies: Two research teams unveil how the transcription factor CueR helps regulate copper levels in bacteria
(p.7)
 

Departments

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Business

Midsized firm breaks the mold even as it hews to a regional archetype
(pp. 17-18)
Researchers at the Joint BioEnergy Institute transform biomass into energy-rich fuel molecules
(pp. 8-13)
EPA limitations on hydrofluorocarbons give Honeywell an opening for an environmentally acceptable substitute
(pp. 15-16)

ACS News

Chemical engineering has taken this ACS Scholar around the world to encourage others to take up STEM education
(p.32)
ACS celebration in Boston salutes those who promote chemistry through innovation and passion
(pp. 29-31)
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Science & Technology

A look at recent patenting activity in the development of 18F-labeled radiotracers, brought to you by C&EN and CAS
(p.27)
Study finds that GC-MS changes or destroys sample compounds
(pp. 25-26)
Descubrimiento de fármacos: Según un estudio, todavía hay esperanza para ciertas moléculas que nunca antes han mostrado actividad biológica.
(p.4)