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June 16, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 24
June 16, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 24
The regulatory path to approving new antibiotics has been cleared, but work still remains to rebuild a healthy drug pipeline
By Lisa M. Jarvis
(pp. 9-14)
Science & Technology
Brother and sister entrepreneurs hope to improve the cosmetic procedure by melting fat with nanoparticles (pp. 32-33)
ACS News
San Francisco, Aug. 10–14 (p.37)
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