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July 17, 2017 Issue

Volume 95, Issue 29
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July 17, 2017 Issue, Vol. 95 | Iss. 29
Advances in analytical techniques uncover subtleties of these essential industrial catalysts
By Mitch Jacoby
(pp. 28-32)
Features
Business
Advances in polyurethane chemistry are helping revolutionize the bedding industry (pp. 20-21)
Science & Technology
El profesor de Química y bloguero de Compound Interest Andy Brunning explica las ciencia detrás del helado y otras golosinas heladas (p.27)
Science & Technology
Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning samples the science behind ice cream and other icy treats (p.27)
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Business

Advances in polyurethane chemistry are helping revolutionize the bedding industry
(pp. 20-21)
Ambitious program to launch innovative drugs starts to pay off for generics producer
(pp. 24-25)
At Semicon trade show, wafer cleaning and next-generation circuitry draw attention
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Science & Technology

Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning samples the science behind ice cream and other icy treats
(p.27)
Physiologist Tracey Weissgerber is on a mission to convince biomedical researchers to present data in a more informative way
(pp. 22-23)
Advances in analytical techniques uncover subtleties of these essential industrial catalysts
(pp. 28-32)
Coating sulfur particles with thin flakes of the dichalcogenide provides physical and chemical protection, leading to durable batteries
(p.10)
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(p.10)
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El profesor de Química y bloguero de Compound Interest Andy Brunning explica las ciencia detrás del helado y otras golosinas heladas
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