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November 25, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 47
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November 25, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 47
Medical mystery jump-starts investigation of the link between Parkinson’s disease and crop-protecting chemicals
By Lauren K. Wolf
(pp. 11-15)
Features
Government & Policy
Coal advocates search for an affordable path to continue coal use and reduce CO2 emissions (pp. 24-25)
Science & Technology
Inventor of the first microscope for viewing atoms during a chemical reaction is the 2013 L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science laureate for Europe (p.32)
Back Issues
 
The Pesticide Connection: Timeline
Trail Of Clues: How Parkinson’s and pesticides got linked
(pp. 11-15)
 

News of the Week

Schmidt Wins ACS President-Elect

ACS News: Board directors are also selected in society’s annual elections
(p.5)

Congress Clears Drug Safety Bill

Pharmaceuticals: Legislation creates tracking system, boosts oversight of drug compounders
(p.6)

Pharma Services Firm Debuts

Merger: Deal marries DSM, Patheon to create manufacturing and formulation giant
(p.6)

Cancer Protein Meets Its Match

Drug Discovery: Researchers find first potent inhibitors of cancer-associated Ras protein
(p.7)

Removal, Destruction Set For Syria’s Chemical Arsenal

Chemical Weapons: International agency adopts plan to destroy Syrian stockpile
(p.7)

Government Cuts Biofuels Targets

Renewables: EPA’s proposed reduction reflects abundance of corn ethanol and low gasoline demand
(p.8)

Microbiome Affects Cancer Drug Efficacy

Oncology: Mice with no gut bacteria don’t respond well to cancer therapies
(p.8)

Cross-Coupling Triple Play

Green Chemistry: Popular reactions using specialized boron reagents can now be run in water
(pp. 9-10)

Frederick Sanger, Genomics Pioneer, Dies At 95

Winner of two chemistry Nobels developed methods to sequence proteins and DNA strands
(p.9)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Across-the-board federal budget cuts delayed research, reduced number of research grants
(p.25)
Coal advocates search for an affordable path to continue coal use and reduce CO2 emissions
(pp. 24-25)
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Science & Technology

Inventor of the first microscope for viewing atoms during a chemical reaction is the 2013 L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science laureate for Europe
(p.32)
NIH-funded initiative builds tools to discover the functions of unknown enzymes
(pp. 28-30)
Medical mystery jump-starts investigation of the link between Parkinson’s disease and crop-protecting chemicals
(pp. 11-15)
Trail Of Clues: How Parkinson’s and pesticides got linked
(pp. 11-15)

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