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July 18, 2016 Issue

Volume 94, Issue 29
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July 18, 2016 Issue, Vol. 94 | Iss. 29
From its exotic origins to its revival as a potential antiaging compound, rapamycin continues to fascinate
By Bethany Halford
(pp. 26-30)
Features
Business
Novel amino and fatty acid feed additives promise to remove wild fish from the diet of farmed ones (pp. 18-20)
Science & Technology
A messaging app called Slack is helping academic research groups communicate more effectively (pp. 23-24)
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Science & Technology

After entering orbit around the gas giant, the craft readies to study Jupiter’s core and atmosphere
(p.25)
From its exotic origins to its revival as a potential antiaging compound, rapamycin continues to fascinate
(pp. 26-30)
A messaging app called Slack is helping academic research groups communicate more effectively
(pp. 23-24)
Un simple cambio de un aminoácido da lugar a la síntesis de nuevas estructuras para una clase importante de productos naturales
(p.7)

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