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July 3, 2017 Issue

Volume 95, Issue 27
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July 3, 2017 Issue, Vol. 95 | Iss. 27
The first approval of a tissue-agnostic treatment signals change in how oncology drugs are tested and used
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 26-30)
Features
Science & Technology
Researchers analyze the odors wafting off drinking water to help make it stink-free  (pp. 16-19)
Science & Technology
Fireworks have thrilled crowds for centuries; now science is working to make their fallout more environmentally friendly (pp. 24-25)
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Science & Technology

Fireworks have thrilled crowds for centuries; now science is working to make their fallout more environmentally friendly
(pp. 24-25)
Researchers analyze the odors wafting off drinking water to help make it stink-free
(pp. 16-19)
The first approval of a tissue-agnostic treatment signals change in how oncology drugs are tested and used
(pp. 26-30)
Biotechnology has moved on from pharmaceuticals to agriculture, creating new opportunities for chemists
(pp. 22-23)
Rapid cutting enables study of wound healing in individual cells
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A six-year comparison of organic versus conventional onions shows higher levels of phytochemicals thought to promote health
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Continuous process makes a chiral homopropargyl β-amino alcohol building block in just two steps
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Delocalized seven-carbon ring system facilitates metal-free batch and flow acetalization reactions
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Yeast-based biosensors could also be extended to sense viruses and bacteria
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Light-responsive material could eject sand and dust from self-cleaning solar panels
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La molécula de neolignano podría ayudar a prolongar el efecto helado del mentol
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