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October 10, 2016 Issue

Volume 94, Issue 40
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October 10, 2016 Issue, Vol. 94 | Iss. 40
Although manufacturing fraud remains possible, Chinese firms have upgraded their processes to meet stricter U.S. regulations
By Jean-François Tremblay
(pp. 30-34)
Features
Science & Technology
By all measures, the Institute of Chemistry of the Chinese Academy of Sciences is a rising star (pp. 18-20)
Business
Despite ratification of a maritime treaty, confusion still reigns over how to comply  (pp. 22-24)
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Molecular machines garner 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Three chemists recognized for their work on mechanically interlocked molecules
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(p.7)

Yoshinori Ohsumi wins 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

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(p.7)

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(p.8)

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(p.12)

Tokuyama gives up on Malaysian silicon plant

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(p.12)

American Heart Association, AstraZeneca, and Verily award $75 million to heart disease researcher

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(p.13)

Ampac Fine Chemicals buys East Coast pharmaceutical chemicals plant

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(p.13)

Novamont opens bio-BDO plant

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Fossil fuel methane emission underestimated

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(p.16)

Size up your state: Industry-funded R&D

NSF report shows most funding concentrated in five states
(p.16)
 

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Science & Technology

By all measures, the Institute of Chemistry of the Chinese Academy of Sciences is a rising star
(pp. 18-20)
Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning explains the chemistry behind the nanotechnology in products around your house.
(p.29)
El profesor de Química y bloguero de Compound Interest Andy Brunning explica la Química que hay detrás de la nanotecnología en los productos que rondan por tu casa.
(p.29)

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