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January 25, 2016 Issue

Volume 94, Issue 4
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January 25, 2016 Issue, Vol. 94 | Iss. 4
Custom chemical firms are expanding even as they face more regulatory scrutiny
By Ann M. Thayer
(pp. 10-15)
Features
Business
Experts see the cuts to the illustrious unit as part of a trend that puts business first (pp. 22-24)
Science & Technology
Based on work by California-based researchers, a picture is beginning to emerge showing that fog droplets carry the neurotoxin from the ocean to terrestrial ecosystems (pp. 32-33)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

New Details Emerge About Clinical Trial Tragedy In France

Pharmaceuticals: As drug candidate's identity is confirmed, questions still remain about what went wrong
(p.5)

Chromium-Nitrogen Complex Wins Bonding Triple Crown

Organometallics: Chemists make first metal complex containing single, double, and triple nitrogen bonds
(p.6)

DuPont, ADM Unveil Route To Biobased Polyester

Renewable Chemistry: Low-cost method for making key monomer enables a sugar-derived plastic for bottles
(p.6)

Merck And Merck Slug It Out For The Name

Litigation: German company wins a round in a court battle over international use of Merck Name
(p.7)

Wireless, Biodegradable Sensors Monitor Brain Pressure

Materials: Devices could improve care available to victims of gunshots, car accidents, and other traumatic head injuries
(p.7)

Pharma Industry Declares War On Superbugs

Health: Drug and diagnostics companies call on governments to work with them against drug-resistant infections
(p.8)

Two-Step Delivery Method Ups Cancer Drug’s Concentration In Tumors

Drug Delivery: Administering empty nanoparticles followed by a cancer drug could be a more effective therapy than giving the drug alone
(p.8)

China Continues Research Rise

Statistics: Report shows Asian R&D investment increasing while U.S. stagnates
(p.9)

K. C. Nicolaou And Stuart L. Schreiber Share 2016 Wolf Prize

Awards: Chemists garner honor for work in total synthesis of complex molecules, advances in chemical biology
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Science & Technology

Portuguese firm Bial has released little information about the enzyme inhibitor it was testing, leaving scientists to speculate about what went wrong
Based on work by California-based researchers, a picture is beginning to emerge showing that fog droplets carry the neurotoxin from the ocean to terrestrial ecosystems
(pp. 32-33)
A look at recent patenting activity in environmentally friendly marine coatings, brought to you by C&EN and CAS
(p.34)
Supercold atoms could lead to smaller beams of more atomic flavors for electronics and spectroscopy
(pp. 30-31)
Industria farmacéutica: Se confirma la identidad de los fármacos candidatos, las preguntas siguen centrándose en lo que salió mal
(p.5)

Letters

Letters(pp. 2-4)