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June 23, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 25
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June 23, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 25
Concerns about safety and efficacy dog compound used in antibacterial consumer products
By Jyllian Kemsley
(pp. 10-13)
Features
Business
Recent deals may herald an era of life-cycle services ranging from early research to final drug production (pp. 16-19)
Government & Policy
EPA assistant administrator sees opportunities in complex challenges, but resources have dwindled (pp. 23-26)
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(p.6)

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(p.6)

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(p.7)

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(p.7)

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(p.8)

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(p.8)

Identifying Pathogens

Medical Diagnostics: Mass spec technique can distinguish many types of bacteria, fungi
(p.9)

NIH-led Children’s Health Study On Hold

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(p.9)
 

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Government & Policy

EPA assistant administrator sees opportunities in complex challenges, but resources have dwindled
(pp. 23-26)
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Science & Technology

Chobani Yogurt flap pushed scientists’ emotional buttons
(p.34)
Dow Chemical solves a pungent predicament by developing a barrier film to contain a popular herbicide’s noxious smell
(p.33)
Friction specialists eye products that contact the human body
(pp. 30-32)
Concerns about safety and efficacy dog compound used in antibacterial consumer products
(pp. 10-13)

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