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April 18, 2016 Issue

Volume 94, Issue 16
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April 18, 2016 Issue, Vol. 94 | Iss. 16
Silicone wristbands mimic how the body absorbs toxic compounds
By Britt E. Erickson
(pp. 30-34)
Features
Science & Technology
Environmental engineers look for sustainable ways to deal with the waste in Maryland (pp. 21-22)
Business
More and more companies are challenged by FDA’s scrutiny of manufacturing records (pp. 23-25)
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News of the Week

Cyclic antimony complexes take aromaticity to a new level

Compounds containing an all-metal antiaromatic ring isolated for the first time
(p.5)

New close-up views of the nuclear pore complex

Two studies bring the architecture of the cell’s mega transport machinery into better focus
(p.7)

University leaders must take responsibility for lab safety, report says

APLU issues recommendations to help schools improve safety culture on campus
(p.7)

New fate for atmospheric nitric acid

Photochemical reactions could lead to source of ozone-forming nitrogen oxides
(p.8)

Paper sensor measures respiration rate

Device, which detects transient differences in moisture in inhaled and exhaled air, could help characterize sleep apnea
(p.8)

New radical route to chiral quaternary carbons reported

New reaction could provide an easier path to the important stereocenters
(p.9)

Vegetables grown with treated wastewater boost human exposure to pharmaceutical contaminants

Consuming produce watered with reclaimed wastewater increased detectable levels of the drug carbamazepine in people’s urine
(p.9)

Dutch chemical plant under investigation

Government to test residents living near former DuPont fluorochemicals facility
(p.12)

Lawn care firm Scotts to stop using neonicotinoids

Concerns about honeybee health prompts firm to reformulate consumer products
(p.12)

Biodiesel catalyst ranks to expand

Seeing more growth ahead, two small companies invest in new plants
(p.13)

Intellia lines up deal with Regeneron and a stock offering

Developer of CRISPR/Cas9 therapies finds a partner and looks to future investors to support its pipeline
(p.13)

Lead levels remain high in Flint’s water

Despite improvements, new data still exceed federal action level
(p.16)
 

Departments

Education

Safety experts and professors share their approaches for moving beyond simple lab safety rules to teach students new skills
(pp. 26-27)