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February 1, 2016 Issue

Volume 94, Issue 5
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February 1, 2016 Issue, Vol. 94 | Iss. 5
Speedier development and regulatory process contributed to a peak in product approvals in 2015
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 12-17)
Features
Business
Novel detection systems for laundered diesel and gasoline succeed where dyes alone are failing (pp. 20-21)
Science & Technology
Lessons learned from the chemical breakdown of pigments in the Post-Impressionist’s masterpieces (pp. 32-33)
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Chemists Nudge Molecule To React Then Watch Bonds Break And Form

Microscopy: Using STM and AFM, researchers trigger and visualize a chemical reaction at atomic level
(p.7)

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Research: Community calls for new diagnostics, treatments, and vaccines for emerging virus
(p.8)

Industry, Academia Join For U.K. Drug Development Fund

Collaboration: AstraZeneca, GSK, J&J combine with three universities to accelerate development of novel medicines
(p.8)

Barriers To Pollution Prevention

Environment: Many industrial facilities report they are unaware of greener chemicals or alternative technology
(p.9)

Cancer Drug Could Help Binge Drinkers

Neuroscience: Mouse study suggests an enzyme often associated with cancer could be a new target for alcohol abuse
(p.9)

Chemists Killed In Terror Attack In Pakistan

Obituary: Community mourns loss of professor Syed Hamid Hussain and student Sajid Hussain
(p.10)

Return On Pharma R&D Spending Hits New Low In 2015

Analysis: Increasing costs, declining drug sales puts 2015 R&D payback at six-year low
(p.10)

DuPont Cuts 2016 R&D Budget Ahead Of Merger With Dow Chemical

Spending: CEO Ed Breen tells investors DuPont is “still one of the highest R&D companies in the world”
(p.11)

Wearable Device Analyzes Sweat To Monitor User’s Health

Biomarkers: New head-, wrist-, and armbands go beyond Fitbits by detecting levels of glucose, lactate, sodium, and potassium in sweat
(p.11)
 

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Science & Technology

One of the founding fathers of nanoscience reflects on the field’s foundation and predicts its future impact
(pp. 36-37)
Climate Science: At its peak, the leak had emissions with a global warming potential equivalent to the daily CO2 given off by 7 million cars
(p.35)
Lessons learned from the chemical breakdown of pigments in the Post-Impressionist’s masterpieces
(pp. 32-33)
Microscopía: Usando STM y AFM, investigadores inician y visualizan una reacción química a nivel atómico.

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