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February 22, 2016 Issue

Volume 94, Issue 8
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February 22, 2016 Issue, Vol. 94 | Iss. 8
At the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, executives from Forge Therapeutics seek the backing they need to move forward
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 11-17)
Features
Science & Technology
But with so little known about the basic biology of the mosquito-borne virus, they have a long road ahead (pp. 33-36)
ACS News
San Diego, March 13–17 (p.43)
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Science & Technology

But with so little known about the basic biology of the mosquito-borne virus, they have a long road ahead
(pp. 33-36)
Science withdraws paper after NSF finds poor research practices and data misrepresentation
(pp. 37-38)
Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning examines how the molecular makeup of flower food helps preserve petals
(p.39)
Bioquímica: Una metaloproteína estabiliza y protege un radical aniónico orgánico, un primer paso para imitar la función de enzimas redox naturales
(p.5)
El profesor de Química y bloguero de Compound Interest Andy Brunning examina cómo la composición molecular de los nutrientes para flores ayudan a conservar sus pétalos
(p.39)
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