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June 5, 2017 Issue

Volume 95, Issue 23
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June 5, 2017 Issue, Vol. 95 | Iss. 23
Drug developers are using the method to study drug distribution earlier in the discovery and development process
By Celia Henry Arnaud
(pp. 30-34)
Features
Business
With demand soaring, drug service and other firms are challenged to keep talented scientists in the lab (pp. 16-18)
Science & Technology
New nanothermometry techniques give cell biologists ways to measure temperature at the subcellular level (pp. 19-21)
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New nanothermometry techniques give cell biologists ways to measure temperature at the subcellular level
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