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April 10, 2017 Issue

Volume 95, Issue 15
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April 10, 2017 Issue, Vol. 95 | Iss. 15
Famed chemist would have been 100 this year
By Bethany Halford
(pp. 28-34)
Features
Science & Technology
Previous treatments addressed only disease symptoms (pp. 18-20)
Science & Technology
Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning explains the chemistry behind the tradition (p.27)
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News of the Week

ACS national meeting in San Francisco breaks attendance record

Society selects its candidates for 2018 President-Elect
(p.5)

Chemists get better acquainted with palladium catalysts

Study provides new insight on oxidation states and hidden intermediates in key synthetic organic reactions
(p.7)

Start-up showcases organic chemistry education app

Alchemie Solutions trots out new product on heels of $700,000 NSF grant
(p.7)

A protein’s ‘dance steps’ affect its biological function, study shows

Terahertz microscopy technique homes in on tough-to-measure protein dynamics
(p.8)

Making immune cells more tolerant

New biomaterials target cells involved in autoimmune diseases
(p.8)

An optical analog of MRI

New method theoretically will image materials using a tilted laser pulse
(p.9)

Predictive approach to better batteries

Modeling technique optimizes desired physical properties of redox flow battery electrolytes
(p.9)

Butamax to establish U.S. isobutyl alcohol plant

The company hopes to entice ethanol makers to switch to the higher-molecular-weight alcohol
(p.12)

FDA approves first deuterated drug

Small molecule is more effective against Huntington’s disease symptom
(p.12)

Two big agchem mergers near completion

Divestments and an asset swap help DuPont, ChemChina clear regulatory hurdles
(p.13)

Chemistry and computer coding brought together in NSF-funded institute

Acceleration of software advances for chemists sought
(p.17)

India to study bacteria’s impact on mosquito-spread disease viruses

Research aimed at controlling spread of dengue and chikungunya
(p.17)
 

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Science & Technology

Researchers catalog more than 200 human-influenced minerals
(pp. 21-22)
Previous treatments addressed only disease symptoms
(pp. 18-20)
Famed chemist would have been 100 this year
(pp. 28-34)
Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning explains the chemistry behind the tradition
(p.27)
El profesor de Química y bloguero de Compound Interest Andy Brunning explica la Química que hay detrás de esta tradición
(p.27)

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