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February 14, 2022 Cover

Volume 100, Issue 6

A reaction touted to run without metals turned out to have trace amounts of palladium. It wasn’t the first time. How can research journals and chemists avoid making this mistake again and again?

Cover image:A reaction touted as metal-free turned out to have trace amounts of palladium. How can research journals and chemists avoid repeating this mistake again and again?

Credit: Daria Kirpach

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