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September 16, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 37
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September 16, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 37
Ingredient companies help food makers quietly take sugar and salt out of processed foods
By Melody M. Bomgardner
(pp. 11-15)
Features
Science & Technology
The German Chemical Society played a central and often willing role in Third Reich ventures, a new history reveals (pp. 30-33)
Back Issues
 

News of the Week

Chemists Rev Engines In Indianapolis

ACS Meeting News: ‘Chemistry in Motion’ was conference theme
(p.4)

Chemistry On Cloth

Catalysis: Modified textiles offer new method for organocatalysis
(p.5)

Looming Federal Budget Battles

Congress: House proposes a short-term budget extension with divisive caveats
(p.5)

Europeans Grow Crop Spending

Agriculture: The locus of investment in production, R&D facilities will be the U.S.
(p.6)

Germanes Achieve A Growth Spurt

ACS Meeting News: Chemists devise synthesis of longer chain heavy analogs of alkanes
(p.6)

Analyzing Laboratory Hazards

ACS Meeting News: ACS guidelines are directed at small-scale research lab activities
(p.7)

Manuel Guzman Named New President Of Chemical Abstracts Service

He will succeed Robert J. Massie on Sept. 30
(p.7)

Alcohols’ Tertiary Center Undergoes Stereoinversion

ACS Meeting News: New reaction flips triply substituted alcohols into isonitriles
(p.8)

Europe Approves Antibody Copy

Pharmaceuticals: First biosimilar monoclonal antibody to get a nod is a version of Remicade
(p.8)

EPA Withdraws Two Proposals On Chemical Safety

Regulation: Industry praises move, agency claims the rules are no longer needed
(p.9)

Key HIV Entry Point Analyzed

Structural Biology: Long-sought structure of CCR5 cell receptor could improve drugs that block the virus
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Companies pledge to remove tiny polyethylene scrubbing beads from personal care products
(pp. 23-25)
Scientists, industries worry that stalled legislation will lead to continued shortage of the useful gas
(pp. 26-27)

Education

Conflicts In Chemistry: The Case of Plastics puts chemistry in a social context
(pp. 34-35)