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January 27, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 4
09204-cov-cover
January 27, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 4
Drug approvals were down in 2013, but many that won FDA’s nod have strong sales prospects
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 10-13)
Features
Business
Chemical companies are helping detergent makers create more economical brands (pp. 16-18)
Government & Policy
 (pp. 21-23)
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News of the Week

Pinpointing Pigments In 3-D

Art: Researchers can now identify the exact position of pigment particles in artwork noninvasively
(p.5)

Plextronics Shorts Out

Bankruptcy: Solvay offers to buy maker of conductive polymers for electronics
(p.6)

Retreat On Refinery Reform

Safety: Chemical safety board splits on overhaul of California regulations
(p.6)

Hedge Fund Targets Dow

Activist Investor: Third Point wants big chemical maker to split in two
(p.7)

Rail, Oil Industries Consider New Safety Measures

Immediate steps and long-term plans aim to improve rail transportation of crude oil
(p.7)

International Year Of Crystallography Launched

Science Anniversaries: Party in Paris begins yearlong celebration of this technique for probing molecular structure
(p.8)

Wolf Prize Goes To Chi-Huey Wong

Awards: Chemist earns 2014 honor for pioneering synthesis of complex carbohydrates
(p.8)
 

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