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October 28, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 43
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October 28, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 43
An environmental disaster at a Virginia tire pile 30 years ago helped advance fire-monitoring methods and spark a recycling revolution
By Stephen K. Ritter
(pp. 10-15)
Features
Science & Technology
Experts say new tests don’t support best-selling author’s poison claim (pp. 30-31)
Science & Technology
Iowa State program helps grad students and postdocs launch their own biotech firms (pp. 33-35)
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Semiconductor Solution

Materials: Uncommon solvent system may lead to low-cost liquid-phase processing
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Peer Review Hit Hard By Shutdown

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Smaller Hole In The Ozone Layer

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Government & Policy

Presidential trade promotion authority is key to expediting EU, Pacific Rim pacts, advocates say
(p.26)
Funding shifts, curbs on scientists’ speech lead research community to rare protests
(pp. 24-25)
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Science & Technology

Experts say new tests don’t support best-selling author’s poison claim
(pp. 30-31)
An environmental disaster at a Virginia tire pile 30 years ago helped advance fire-monitoring methods and spark a recycling revolution
(pp. 10-15)
Iowa State program helps grad students and postdocs launch their own biotech firms
(pp. 33-35)
Well-established foreign academic takes helm of Chinese pharmaceutical school
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