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February 6, 2017 Issue

Volume 95, Issue 6
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February 6, 2017 Issue, Vol. 95 | Iss. 6
Companies, food scientists develop innovative solutions to handle tons of Greek yogurt byproduct
By Britt E. Erickson
(pp. 26-30)
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News of the Week

Scientists speak out against U.S. President Trump’s immigration ban

Chemists are among those affected by limit on visitors from seven countries
(pp. 4-5)

Collagen found in 195 million-year-old dinosaur bone, perhaps

Finding represents the oldest protein fossil discovered so far, but skeptics aren’t convinced by infrared data
(p.6)

Breaking isopropyl’s symmetry with C–H activation

Palladium-ligand combo locks up isopropyl moiety to generate chiral molecules from feedstock derivative
(p.7)

New mechanism for a methylating enzyme

Radical SAM enzyme uses unexpected molecule as a methyl donor
(p.7)

Chemists construct heterocycle missing link

Dioxaazatriborinane (B3NO2) expands the diversity of six-membered rings and serves as an organocatalyst to boot
(p.8)

New sunscreens inspired by nature

UV-protecting molecules made by microorganisms could be modified for humans
(p.8)

Jury backs Evonik in dispute over olefin metathesis patent

Materia ordered to pay $1.5 million for violating competitor’s intellectual property
(p.10)

Trump meets with pharmaceutical industry executives

Drug prices, the approval process, and manufacturing jobs were the focus
(p.10)

Chemical firms succeed with specialties

Fourth-quarter results show importance of demand for consumer products
(p.11)

Porton buys chemistry service firm J-Star

Deal is latest purchase of an independent U.S. research company
(p.11)

Chemist among Quebec shooting victims

Khaled Belkacemi was doing research on green chemistry and functional foods
(p.15)

Congress considers revoking industrial chemical safety rule

Chemical manufacturers asked lawmakers to rescind EPA regulation
(p.15)
 

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Government & Policy

Companies, food scientists develop innovative solutions to handle tons of Greek yogurt byproduct
(pp. 26-30)
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Science & Technology

Neuroscience is getting an assist from flexible optoelectronics
(pp. 16-17)
Four chemists argue that the future success of the discipline hinges on a unified mission and a multitude of champions to accomplish it
(pp. 20-21)
New offering from CAS enhances mastery of undergraduate organic chemistry concepts

Career & Employment

A life-changing event plus encouragement led to a career in the pharma industry
(p.23)

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