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December 2, 2013 Issue

Volume 91, Issue 48
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December 2, 2013 Issue, Vol. 91 | Iss. 48
Biomarkers are leading to tests to identify the life-threatening pregnancy complication before it becomes deadly
By Celia Henry Arnaud
(pp. 10-13)
Features
Business
Drug firms running incubators are looking to improve their brand while getting a better shot at promising science (pp. 16-19)
Science & Technology
Frederick Soddy proposed that elements could have several atomic weights 100 years ago this month (pp. 30-31)
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Hepatitis C’s Infection Machinery

Structural Biology: First glimpse of a protein used by the deadly virus to infect humans
(p.5)

Dow Pulls Out Of Dow Kokam Auto Battery Business

Electric Vehicles: Chemical maker sells share of touted facility to investor partner
(p.6)

Former Massachusetts Forensic Chemist Annie Dookhan Sentenced To Three To Five Years In Prison

Forensics: Falsified drug test scandal threw state’s criminal justice system into disarray
(p.6)

Raman Nanoprobes As Imaging Beacons

Spectroscopy: Nanotubes with dyes serve as shiny microscopy tags
(p.7)

California Revises Fire Standards

Regulation: Removal of key flame test eliminates need for flame retardants in upholstered furniture
(p.8)

Fred Kavli, 86, Dies

Obituary: Philanthropist supported scientific programs aimed at benefiting humankind
(p.8)
 

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Government & Policy

A divided Congress wrestles with reauthorization Law to bolster U.S. science competitiveness
(p.26)
Bill to reform federal chemicals law could bar EPA from using important safety data
(pp. 24-25)
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Science & Technology

Frederick Soddy proposed that elements could have several atomic weights 100 years ago this month
(pp. 30-31)
Biomarkers are leading to tests to identify the life-threatening pregnancy complication before it becomes deadly
(pp. 10-13)
A range of cross-linking fabric treatments smooth out jeans and shirts
(p.32)

Career & Employment

As the pharmaceutical industry downsizes, companies use more short-term and contract workers to fill their needs
(pp. 33-34)

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