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April 17, 2017 Issue

Volume 95, Issue 16
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April 17, 2017 Issue, Vol. 95 | Iss. 16
With deferred deportation and work authorization, undocumented immigrant youth in the U.S. are entering science and related fields, but their future remains bleak
By Linda Wang
(pp. 36-41)
Features
Science & Technology
Agricultural nitrogen pollution is widespread in the U.S., but farmers can adopt new practices to prevent it (pp. 16-19)
Business
Chemical makers in Japan see opportunity to develop new markets (pp. 23-25)
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News of the Week

Easy access to boronate esters and boronic acids

Methodology swaps out carboxylic acids for boron functional groups at late stages of syntheses
(p.4)

Method improves single-cell genome analysis

LIANTI leads to fewer errors that plague other amplification methods
(p.5)

Photoluminescent lanthanide-based sensor distinguishes solvents

Metal-organic framework materials could provide rapid field analysis of environmental contamination
(p.5)

Titanium dioxide’s elemental charge states reevaluated

Titanium(III) rather than titanium(IV) could lead to reassessment of compound’s redox chemistry
(p.6)

Carbon capture gets a boost from aromatic rings

Linking phenyls to the amines used to scrub CO2 from power plant emissions could make process more efficient
(p.7)

Chinese firms build in Louisiana

Wanhua discloses plans for an isocyanates plant as Yuhuang begins construction of large methanol facility
(p.10)

Frequency Therapeutics launches to tackle hearing loss

Small molecule cocktail development to be supported by $32 million in funding
(p.10)

U.S. charges ex-DuPont employee with trade secrets theft

Recently retired chemical engineer accused of stealing files for his consulting firm
(p.11)

Protecting scientific integrity requires effort by the entire research system, report says

U.S. National Academies panel targets misconduct and other detrimental research practices
(p.15)

U.S. Justice Department ends forensic science advisory panel

Commission was aimed at improving reliability of discipline
(p.15)
 

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A comic collaboration between C&EN and ChemScrapes cartoonist Brendan Burkett
Agricultural nitrogen pollution is widespread in the U.S., but farmers can adopt new practices to prevent it
Virtual machines, digital badges, and trips to the museum enrich the undergraduate lab experience
Manu Prakash of Stanford discusses how whimsical toys inspired a way to diagnose malaria

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With deferred deportation and work authorization, undocumented immigrant youth in the U.S. are entering science and related fields, but their future remains bleak

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